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      Comparison of Adenosine, Dobutamine, and Exercise Radionuclide Ventriculography in the Detection of Coronary Artery Disease

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          The diagnostic values of adenosine, dobutamine, and exercise radionuclide ventriculography (RNVG) in the detection of coronary artery disease (CAD), and the characteristics of those patients who showed myocardial ischemia during the infusion of adenosine or dobutamine were assessed in 41 patients with suspected CAD. Sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy, respectively, for detecting patients with CAD were 35 (p < 0.01 vs. exercise RNVG), 100 and 46% (p < 0.01 vs. exercise RNVG) with adenosine RNVG, 74, 100 and 78% with dobutamine RNVG and 88, 71 and 85% with exercise RNVG. There was a significant difference in physiologic parameters during the provocation of ischemia by adenosine versus exercise RNVG, although these parameters were similar by dobutamine and exercise RNVG. Stepwise discriminant analysis revealed that the number of stenotic vessels was an important and independent predictor for the myocardial ischemia induced by each stress; the peak filling rate was the only predictor for adenosine-induced ischemia. Dobutamine induced myocardial ischemia in a way similar to that of exercise, and was more useful than adenosine for pharmacologic stress RNVG. The mechanism of the adenosine-induced ischemia seemed to differ from that of the ischemia induced by dobutamine or exercise, and to be closely associated with left ventricular diastolic function.

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          Journal
          CRD
          Cardiology
          10.1159/issn.0008-6312
          Cardiology
          S. Karger AG
          0008-6312
          1421-9751
          1997
          1997
          19 November 2008
          : 88
          : 2
          : 180-188
          Affiliations
          aSecond Department of Internal Medicine, Gunma University School of Medicine, bDepartment of Internal Medicine, Tano General Hospital, and cCollege of Medical Care and Technology, Gunma University School of Medicine, Gunma, Japan
          Article
          177327 Cardiology 1997;88:180–188
          10.1159/000177327
          9096920
          © 1997 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 9
          Categories
          Noninvasive and Diagnostic Cardiology

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