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      Quantification of Thallium-201 Myocardial Uptake Using Serial Dynamic Imaging at Rest and during Exercise

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          The thallium-201 myocardial uptake ratio was measured using serial dynamic imaging of the initial uptake phase following an intravenous bolus injection. It revealed no significant difference at rest between non-coronary heart disease and coronary artery disease, while it was greater in cases with left ventricular hypertrophy. With exercise loading, this value significantly increased in non-coronary heart disease, whereas less increase was observed in coronary artery disease. This increasing capability was lower in multivessel disease compared with single-vessel disease.

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          CRD
          Cardiology
          10.1159/issn.0008-6312
          Cardiology
          S. Karger AG
          0008-6312
          1421-9751
          1986
          1986
          11 November 2008
          : 73
          : 2
          : 94-100
          Affiliations
          Kyoto University School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
          Article
          173989 Cardiology 1986;73:94–100
          10.1159/000173989
          3955585
          © 1986 S. Karger AG, Basel

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