Quantitative Assessment of Myocardial Perfusion in the Detection of Significant Coronary Artery Disease Cutoff Values and Diagnostic Accuracy of Quantitative [O-15]H2O PET Imaging

I. Danad, V. Uusitalo, T. Kero, A. Saraste, P.G. Raijmakers, A.A. Lammertsma, M.W. Heymans, S.A. Kajander, M. Pietila, S. James, J. Sorensen, P. Knaapen, J. Knuuti

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Abstract

Background Recent studies have demonstrated improved diagnostic accuracy for detecting coronary artery disease (CAD) when myocardial blood flow (MBF) is quantified in absolute terms, but there are no uniformly accepted cutoff values for hemodynamically significant CAD.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1464-1475
JournalJournal of the American College of Cardiology
Volume64
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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