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Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

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22.11.2017 | Original Article Open Access

Assessment of attenuation correction for myocardial PET imaging using combined PET/MRI

Myocardial perfusion and metabolism imaging has become routine in nuclear medicine using positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) systems. 1 , 2 Recently, the introduction of combined PET/ magnetic resonance (PET/MR) Imaging …

17.11.2017 | Editorial

Technical considerations for quantification of 18F-FDG uptake in carotid atherosclerosis

MRI and MRA of carotid arteries have been commonly utilized clinically to determine the severity of luminal compromise. Recent improvements in the spatial resolution and development of new sequences have allowed for detailed structural …

17.11.2017 | Editorial

Comparison of ESC and ACC/AHA guidelines for the diagnosis and management of patients with stable coronary heart disease: Are the differences clinically relevant? An American perspective

16.11.2017 | Review of the Literature

Cardiovascular disease in the literature: A selection of recent original research papers

16.11.2017 | Images that Teach

Asymptomatic adult intrapericardial diaphragmatic hernia detected on cardiac SPECT CT

An 83-year-old man underwent exercise stress test with single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) myocardial perfusion imaging for new electrocardiogram (EKG) changes. The stress EKG did not show any significant changes. Myocardial …

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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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