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20.05.2019 | Original Article

A new method to recommend left ventricular lead positions for improved CRT volumetric response and long-term prognosis

Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is a standard treatment for patients with chronic heart failure. However, 30% to 40% of CRT recipients do not respond to this costly treatment. 1 Non-response to CRT may be related to myocardial viability and …

20.05.2019 | Editorial

The quest to improve sudden cardiac death prediction using sympathetic innervation scintigraphy: Chasing a mirage?

20.05.2019 | Original Article

Suppressing physiologic 18-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in patients undergoing positron emission tomography for cardiac sarcoidosis: The effect of a structured patient preparation protocol

Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology characterized by non-necrotizing granulomas involving one or more organ systems. Approximately 25% of patients with pathology-proven extracardiac sarcoidosis have evidence of cardiac …

16.05.2019 | International Corner

Comorbid conditions in individuals assessed by SPECT: Study of a reference cardiology center in Mexico City

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the main causes of mortality worldwide. 1 In the United States, the prevalence of CVD in people over 30 years or older was 6.3% in the overall population, with a higher rate in black men. 2 In recent years, the …

14.05.2019 | Original Article

Diagnostic performance of myocardial perfusion imaging with conventional and CZT single-photon emission computed tomography in detecting coronary artery disease: A meta-analysis

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is still the leading cause of death in industrialized countries, and the prevalence is expected to increase worldwide. 1 , 2 In patients with known or suspected CAD, stress myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with …

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Journal of Nuclear Cardiology is the only journal in the world devoted to this dynamic and growing subspecialty. Physicians and technologists value the Journal not only for its peer-reviewed articles, but also for its timely discussions about the current and future role of nuclear cardiology. Original articles address all aspects of nuclear cardiology, including interpretation, diagnosis, imaging equipment, and use of radiopharmaceuticals. As the official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, the Journal also brings readers the latest information emerging form the Society's task forces and publishes guidelines and position papers as they are adopted.

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