Optimal imaging approaches for the evaluation of chest pain syndromes in women

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Abstract

Advances in the techniques and clinical applications of noninvasive cardiac imaging have made it possible to achieve gender equivalence in the detection and prognostication of coronary artery disease in women. In particular, the widespread use of technetium myocardial perfusion agents with electrocardiographic gating of cardiac function has improved specificity and reduced false-positive rates in this population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)279-284
Number of pages6
JournalCardiology in Review
Volume5
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1997
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Myocardial perfusion tomography
  • Prognosis
  • Stress echocardiography
  • Stress electrocardiography
  • Tc-99m sestamibi
  • Thallium-201

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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