Tc-99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion scintigraphy with the novel use of metamizol for the detection of perfusion reversibility


ERGÜN E. , ÇAĞLAR TUNCALI M. , BOZKURT M. F. , ERGÜN H.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, vol.35, no.8, pp.1530-1536, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00259-008-0732-2
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING
  • Page Numbers: pp.1530-1536

Abstract

Purpose This study aims to investigate whether induction with metamizol, an analgesic-antipyretic drug having spasmolitic activity, could be used to increase the detectability of ischemic/jeopardized myocardium during MPS (myocardial perfusion scintigraphy).