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Radionuclide Ventriculography to Evaluate Myocardial Function

  • Robert L. Huxley
  • James R. Corbett
  • Samuel E. Lewis
  • James T. Willerson
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 161)

Abstract

Over the past decade, radionuclide ventriculography has developed from being solely an investigational tool to one of wide spread use in the clinical assessment of myocardial function. Visualization of the cardiac chambers and qualitative and quantitative assessment of ventricular function provide the clinician with important diagnostic and prognostic information. In addition, radionuclide ventriculography is non-invasive, can be applied during stress including exercise, or during pharmacologic intervention, and provides a means of following patients serially.

Keywords

Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Right Ventricular Blood Pool Left Ventricular Volume Radionuclide Angiography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert L. Huxley
    • 1
  • James R. Corbett
    • 1
  • Samuel E. Lewis
    • 1
  • James T. Willerson
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Division and Radiology (Nuclear Medicine)The university of Texas Health Science CenterDallasUSA

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