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Regional myocardial nitrogen-13-glutamate uptake following successful coronary angioplasty

  • Harald Tillmanns
  • Rainer Zimmermann
  • Wolfram H. Knapp
  • Frantisek Helus
  • Peter Georgi
  • Bernhard Rauch
  • Franz-Josef Neumann
  • Sven Girgensohn
  • Wolfgang Maier-Bors
  • Wolfgang Kübler
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 101)

Abstract

N-13 labeled glutamate has previously been used as a positive marker of reversible myocardial ischemia in man [2,9]. The augmented uptake of N-13 glutamate could be due to increased utilization of glutamate and its transamination products for anaerobic ATP production.

Keywords

Glutamate Uptake Anterior Oblique Projection Rabbit Papillary Muscle Reversible Myocardial Ischemia Luminal Diameter Narrowing 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harald Tillmanns
  • Rainer Zimmermann
  • Wolfram H. Knapp
  • Frantisek Helus
  • Peter Georgi
  • Bernhard Rauch
  • Franz-Josef Neumann
  • Sven Girgensohn
  • Wolfgang Maier-Bors
  • Wolfgang Kübler

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