" ...have me confused. I would think ...about running if a PET scan indicated I had serious ischemia . Studies cited by Gould showed the PET has an average specificity for ischemia of 95 to 100%... "
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Ischemia & PET Scan
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" ...The results of my PET scan showed normal results for ischemia and cardiac blood flow---excellent news! No evidence of micro vascular disease is evident per the PET scan. Now we are looking... "
" ...have been told angiloplasty is therefore too risky. I recently had a rubidium PET scan that showed 40% ischemia of the LV. What would you advise based on this info and your... "
" ...an experimental procedure. The patient must have failed conventional therapy and have evidence of ischemia on PET scan to be eligible. The holes do not actually stay open but instead stimulate... "
" ...confirmed the HCM-O assessment. However, I will need a PET scan to assess microvascular disease, ischemia, cardiac profusion and flow reserve issues. Centers of excellence....I'm... "
" ...breach of the BBB. Flow problems can cause chronic ischemia, edema and NPH and each causes it's own set ...Flow in the cortex can be checked indirectly by PET sca... "
" ...information you have provided here is insufficient. A cardiac PET scan or a myocardial perfusion imaging has an \"imaging part\" ...there is no evidence of induced Ischemia (reduced blood flow a... "
" ...like this may be \" PET (positron emission tomography) scan. \" A PET scan can provide both qulaitative and ...( \" stunned \" ) due to ischemia and infarcted myocardium - a... "
" Re: cardiac PET scan Dr.Andrew B.Chung If resting sestamibi ...be related to diaphragmatic atteunation artifact,physiologic variant and mild ischemia,but can the above findings be in any way dea... "
" ...sestamibi c. thalium scan d. PET scan e. EKG just a few ...1.what conditions can mimic an ischemia.... in this case an EKG ...tests are done to detect ischemia 2. if a patient cant... "
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