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20.09.2018 | Images that Teach Open Access

Takayasu arteritis detected by PET/MRI with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose

Takayasu arteritis is an auto-immune inflammatory disease, which involves the aorta and its major branches, and is common in young to middle-aged women. The inflammation results in narrowing of arteries, and coronary arteries are sometimes …

20.09.2018 | Original Article

Intersoftware variability impacts classification of cardiac PET exams

Myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with 82 Rb PET/CT is increasingly utilized in the evaluation of patients with suspected or known coronary artery disease (CAD). Importantly, its diagnostic accuracy is comparable to coronary angiography and higher …

20.09.2018 | Original Article

Sub-endocardial and sub-epicardial measurement of myocardial blood flow using 13NH3 PET in man

Quantitative myocardial positron emission tomography (PET) is the reference method for the measurement of myocardial blood flow (MBF) in humans. 1 The importance of assessing resting and stress MBF and the derived coronary flow reserve (CFR) in the …

20.09.2018 | Editorial

Stop that glucose getting to heart!

Cardiac inflammation/infection imaging with 18F-FDG has been very useful in guiding patient management in conditions such as cardiac sarcoidosis, myocarditis, device infections, and prosthetic implant-related infections. Various protocols have …

20.09.2018 | Original Article

Association between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and myocardial glucose uptake measured by 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is defined as fat accumulation in hepatocytes more than 5% of total liver weight with the absence of excessive alcohol consumption or other causes of steatosis. NAFLD is the most common chronic liver …

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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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