Radionuclide imaging helps predict cardiac events in heart patients

03/2/2010 | Modern Medicine

Radionuclide imaging using myocardial iodine-123 meta-iodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy to evaluate how the myocardium is stimulated helps predict cardiac events in patients with heart failure and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction, a study said. The study involved 961 patients with heart failure and 35% or less LVEF.

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