Usefulness of positron emission tomography in defining myocardial viability in patients referred for cardiac transplantation Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Americans
  • Amyloid Neuropathies, Familial
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Mutation
  • Prealbumin

abstract

  • Positron emission tomography imaging detected evidence of viability in 17 of 33 patients with evidence of infarction only on their thallium scans who were referred for transplant evaluation. Eleven of these 17 underwent revascularization with excellent outcome.

publication date

  • April 15, 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0002-9149(99)00072-7

PubMed ID

  • 10215298

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1271

end page

  • 4, A9

volume

  • 83

number

  • 8