Assessment of myocardial viability with 99mTc-sestamibi tomography before coronary bypass graft surgery: Correlation with histopathology and postoperative improvement in cardiac function Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Coronary Disease
  • Heart
  • Technetium Tc 99m Sestamibi
  • Ventricular Function, Left

abstract

  • Myocardial 99mTc-sestamibi activity correlates well with the extent of viable myocardium and predicts improvement in regional function after CABG. This lends support to the use of sestamibi as a myocardial viability agent.

publication date

  • November 4, 1997

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 9386154

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2892

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 96

number

  • 9