SPECT MPI improves prognostic data, death risk prediction in women

09/6/2011 | CardiovascularBusiness.com

Brazilian researchers who studied SPECT MPI scans for 2,225 female patients between March 2004 and October 2007 found that the imaging method enhanced prognostic data relating to myocardial perfusion and left ventricular ejection fraction, thus helping improve prediction for the risk of death. The scan helped to reclassify about 8% of patients as high-risk for adverse events and 10.6% as low-risk for such events, according to the study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Imaging.

View Full Article in:

CardiovascularBusiness.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Associate Director, Compliance Business Partner I
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ridgefield, CT
European Sales Manager
SentreHEART, Inc.
Germany, Benelux, UK
REG AFFAIRS PROJ MGR - 1400000A7F
Abbott
San Jose, CA
SPECIALIST II SYSTEMS INTEGRATION - 140000033P
Abbott
Dallas, TX
Attorney
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of the Chief Counsel
Silver Spring, MD, MD