Identification of hibernating myocardium with quantitative intravenous myocardial contrast echocardiography: Comparison with dobutamine echocardiography and thallium-201 scintigraphy Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Neoplasms
  • Myxoma

abstract

  • MCE with intravenous contrast identifies myocardial hibernation in humans. Prediction of viable myocardium with MCE is best using quantification of myocardial blood flow and provides improved accuracy compared with DE and Tl(201) scintigraphy.

publication date

  • February 4, 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.CIR.0000047211.53448.12

PubMed ID

  • 12566363

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 538

end page

  • 44

volume

  • 107

number

  • 4