Impact of diabetes on the risk stratification using stress single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with symptoms suggestive of coronary artery disease Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Coronary Disease
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Myocardial Ischemia
  • Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon

abstract

  • In this large cohort of diabetics undergoing stress MPI, the presence and the extent of abnormal stress MPI independently predicted subsequent cardiac events. Using stress MPI in conjunction with clinical information can provide risk stratification of diabetic patients.

publication date

  • January 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/hc5001.100528

PubMed ID

  • 11772873

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 32

end page

  • 40

volume

  • 105

number

  • 1