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Myocardial Imaging at Rest and During Stress with MAA or Microspheres

  • Glen W. Hamilton
  • James L. Ritchie
  • K. Lance Gould
  • David R. Allen
  • Milton T. English
Part of the Topics in Cardiovascular Disease book series (TCAD)

Abstract

Myocardial imaging with isotopically tagged particles injected directly into the coronary circulation was shown to be feasible in humans by Endo et al.1 Subsequent investigators demonstrated the safety and utility of this technique.2–5

Keywords

Left Anterior Descend Perfusion Defect Coronary Flow Coronary Stenosis Myocardial Image 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Glen W. Hamilton
    • 1
  • James L. Ritchie
    • 1
  • K. Lance Gould
    • 1
  • David R. Allen
    • 1
  • Milton T. English
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiology and Nuclear MedicineVeterans Administration HospitalSeattleUSA

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