Assessment of myocardial viability with 99mTc sestamibi in patients undergoing cardiac transplantation: A scintigraphic/pathological study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Heart
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Myocardium
  • Technetium Tc 99m Sestamibi

abstract

  • 99mTc sestamibi scintigraphy can be used to accurately quantify the extent of myocardial scarring. Furthermore, the relative sestamibi activity in perfusion defects, measured several hours after administration, is a good indicator of myocardial viability determined with microscopy.

publication date

  • September 16, 1996

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8790039

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1010

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 94

number

  • 5