Detection of ischemia with early myocardial perfusion imaging: You see more if you watch before

Detection of ischemia with early myocardial perfusion imaging: You see more if you watch before EDITORIAL Detection of ischemia with early myocardial perfusion imaging: You see more if you watch before a b Riccardo Liga, MD, and Alessia Gimelli, MD Cardio-thoracic and Vascular Department, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy Fondazione Toscana, Gabriele Monasterio, Pisa, Italy Received Mar 7, 2016; accepted Mar 7, 2016 doi:10.1007/s12350-016-0470-y of myocardial perfusion and LV systolic and diastolic See related article, pp. 1149–1156 functional measures may further increase the accuracy of SPECT imaging in detecting CAD, possibly allowing a more accurate risk stratification of patients with sus- Current medical guidelines for the management of 11,12 pected or known disease. subjects with stable angina make the evaluation of the However, despite these obvious clinical advantages, presence and extent of inducible myocardial ischemia as MPS is characterized by two major technical drawbacks, a mandatory step in the clinical workflow. Moreover, such as the cumulative radiation exposure and the the precise quantification of the myocardial ischemic lengthiness of the imaging protocol, that classically burden is widely believed as a necessary action also in limit its diffusion and make the clinician frequently the management of patients with ascertained coronary favor other non-invasive imaging modalities. artery disease (CAD). As a matter of fact, in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Nuclear Cardiology Springer Journals

Detection of ischemia with early myocardial perfusion imaging: You see more if you watch before

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/detection-of-ischemia-with-early-myocardial-perfusion-imaging-you-see-xezwhhFxBR
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 by American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Cardiology; Nuclear Medicine; Imaging / Radiology
ISSN
1071-3581
eISSN
1532-6551
D.O.I.
10.1007/s12350-016-0470-y
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches

$49/month

Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.

$588

$360/year

billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial