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10.05.2020 | COVID-19 | ASNC PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Zur Zeit gratis

ASNC’s efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic


Nuclear Cardiology, the Future is Now!

verfasst von:
Rob Beanlands, MD, FRCP(C), FACC, MASNC, FCCS

04.11.2019 | Editor's Page

PAMA implementation: The road ahead

verfasst von:
Rami Doukky, MD, MSc, FASNC

24.10.2019 | News

Highlights of the JNC Board Meeting: September 13, 2019

verfasst von:
Ami E. Iskandrian, MD, MASNC

24.10.2019 | News

JNC Board Meeting: Social media endeavors and decoding Twitter

verfasst von:
Niti R. Aggarwal, MD, FASNC

19.09.2019 | Book Review

Gregory S. Thomas, L. Samuel Wann, and Myrvin H. Ellestad (eds.) Ellestad’s stress testing: Principles and practice; 6th Edition

Oxford University Press, Dec 12, 2018, 608 pp., ISBN-10: 0190225483, ISBN-13: 978-0190225483, hardcover $160

This is an introduction to stress testing that includes 2 chapters.

verfasst von:
Fadi G. Hage, MD, MASNC, FACC, FAHA, Navkaranbir S. Bajaj, MD, MPH

07.06.2019 | Case Presentation Corner

A new era of imaging for diagnosis and management of cardiac sarcoidosis: Hybrid cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography

A 49-year-old African American female with lymph node biopsy-proven pulmonary sarcoidosis complicated by skin and eye involvement presented with dyspnea on exertion. The patient was in her usual state of health until 2 years prior to presentation …

verfasst von:
Monica Ahluwalia, MD, Stephen Pan, MD, Munir Ghesani, MD, Lawrence M. Phillips, MD

04.02.2019 | Images that Teach

Occasionally increased 18F-FDG uptake in apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy on serial follow-up PET/CT

18 F-FDG PET is a well-established functional imaging technique for diagnostic oncological imaging for a variety of malignancies and their systemic involvement. We present a 60-year-old man with retroperitoneal liposarcoma who underwent 18 F-FDG …

verfasst von:
Takashi Norikane, MD, PhD, Yuka Yamamoto, MD, PhD, Yasukage Takami, MD, PhD, Katsuya Mitamura, MD, PhD, Ryosuke Tani, MD, Yoshihiro Nishiyama, MD, PhD

16.01.2019 | Images that Teach

82Rb myocardial perfusion PET/CT after anterior/antero-septal wall myectomy

A 74-year-old female patient with exertional dyspnea and typical stable angina was referred for non-invasive stress testing with rubidium-82-PET. The patient had history of biological aortic valve replacement. In addition, the patient underwent a …

verfasst von:
Federico Caobelli, MD, Daniela Zwisler, MD, Philip Haaf, MD, Michael J. Zellweger, MD

14.01.2019 | Editorial

Quantification of PET Studies

verfasst von:
Adriaan A. Lammertsma, PhD

28.11.2018 | Original Article

Dosimetry, biodistribution, and safety of flurpiridaz F 18 in healthy subjects undergoing rest and exercise or pharmacological stress PET myocardial perfusion imaging

Flurpiridaz F 18 (Flurpiridaz), formerly BMS747158, is a novel 18 F-labeled PET myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) tracer that is a structural analog of pyridaben and binds to mitochondrial complex 1 (MC-1) with high affinity 1 (Figure 1 ). As …

verfasst von:
Jamshid Maddahi, MD, FACC, FASNC, Frank Bengel, MD, Johannes Czernin, MD, Paul Crane, PhD, Magnus Dahlbom, PhD, Heinrich Schelbert, MD, PhD, Richard Sparks, PhD, Michael Phelps, PhD, Joel Lazewatsky, PhD

21.11.2018 | Editorial

Attenuation correction in multipinhole-CZT gamma camera

Differences in attenuation pattern in myocardial SPECT between CZT and conventional gamma cameras. Oddstig J, Martinsson E, Jogi J, Engblom H, Hindorf C. J Nucl Cardiol. 2018.

Practitioners of nuclear cardiology become familiar with their equipment. This is true for conventional SPECT systems as well as high-sensitivity systems with unique detectors and collimation. This editorial is prompted by an article by Oddstig et …

verfasst von:
Valeria M. Moncayo, MD, James Galt, PhD

23.03.2018 | Original Article

Blood pool and tissue phase patient motion effects on 82rubidium PET myocardial blood flow quantification

PET myocardial perfusion imaging has demonstrated increased accuracy for the detection of coronary artery disease (CAD) compared to other non-invasive imaging modalities. Recent data have also shown that quantification of perfusion as myocardial …

verfasst von:
Benjamin C. Lee, PhD, Jonathan B. Moody, PhD, Alexis Poitrasson-Rivière, PhD, Amanda C. Melvin, MS, Richard L. Weinberg, MD, PhD, James R. Corbett, MD, Edward P. Ficaro, PhD, Venkatesh L. Murthy, MD, PhD

08.03.2018 | Original Article

Assessment of left ventricular ejection fraction with cardiofocal collimators: Comparison between IQ-SPECT, planar equilibrium radionuclide angiography, and cardiac magnetic resonance

Blood pool ventriculography with multigated acquisition (MUGA) allows accurate and reproducible measurements of the left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF). 1 Because of its accuracy and reproducibility, MUGA can be used to assess LVEF prior to …

verfasst von:
Matthieu Pelletier-Galarneau, MD, MSc, Vincent Finnerty, MSc, Stephanie Tan, MD, Sebastien Authier, B Eng, Jean Gregoire, MD, Francois Harel, MD, PhD