PET using new agent is better for CAD diagnosis than SPECT:

06/10/2010 | HealthImaging.com

PET using the experimental agent BMS747158 yielded better images than technetium-99m sestamibi SPECT in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease, a Phase II study showed. The PET method also pinpointed a bigger perfusion defect area than identified by SPECT imaging, according to the study.

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