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Interpretation and Reporting of SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

  • Robert C. HendelEmail author
  • Robert C. Hendel
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Abstract

The review and interpretation of myocardial perfusion images is the key duty of a nuclear cardiologist and must be performed in a systematic fashion (Table 16.1).

Keywords

Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Nuclear Cardiology Myocardial Perfusion SPECT Myocardial Perfusion SPECT Imaging Nuclear Cardiology Procedure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cardiac Imaging and Outpatient Services, Cardiovascular Division, Department of MedicineUniversity of Miami Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Cardiac Care UnitUniversity of Miami HospitalMiamiUSA

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