Radionuclide Methods for the Evaluation of Ventricular Function and Thrombolytic Therapy

  • Paolo Marzullo
  • Alessia Gimelli
  • Antonio L’Abbate
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 158)


Nuclear imaging of the heart is widely applied in the diagnosis and care of all forms of cardiac diseases. In this chapter we discuss the application of radioisotopic techniques in the evaluation of different drugs used in patients with coronary artery disease. Furthermore, we indicate for each drug the main results published in literature and the limitations that should be considered when the radioisotopic approach is used.


Ejection Frac Nuclear Cardiology Thrombolytic Therapy Regional Wall Motion Peak Exercise 
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  • Paolo Marzullo
  • Alessia Gimelli
  • Antonio L’Abbate

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