James A. Arrighi

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When and in Whom Should Stress Myocardial Perfusion Imaging be Performed

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Stress myocardial perfusion imaging is a nuclear cardiology procedure that is widely used to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease. This technique measures myocardial perfusion during stress, and often at rest, after the injection of a small amount of a radiopharmaceutical that is extracted by myocardial…

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