Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

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List of Papers (Total 724)

The additive prognostic value of perfusion and functional data assessed by quantitative gated SPECT in women

Background The aim of this study was to assess the prognostic value of technetium-99m tetrofosmin gated SPECT imaging in women using quantitative gated single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging. Methods We followed 453 consecutive female patients. Average follow-up was 1.33 years (max. 2.55). Hard endpoints were cardiac death, acute myocardial infarction, or ...

Persisting myocardial sympathetic dysfunction in takotsubo cardiomyopathy

A 73-year-old woman without a cardiovascular history was admitted with chest discomfort, dizziness, and nausea after an emotional meeting with the staff of a nursing home. She experienced the same complaints some years before when her father died.On admission the patient was in cardiogenic shock. Auscultation of the heart revealed a grade 3/6 systolic murmur radiating to the left ...