Measurement of myocardial blood flow velocity reserve with myocardial contrast echocardiography in patients with suspected coronary artery disease: comparison with quantitative gated Technetium 99m sestamibi single photon emission computed tomography

Dana Dawson, Diana Rinkevich, Todd Belcik, Ananda R Jayaweera, Patrick Rafter, Sanjiv Kaul, Kevin Wei

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The ability of high and low mechanical index (MI) imaging methods during myocardial contrast echocardiography (MCE) to assess the physiologic significance of coronary stenoses were compared with technetium 99m sestamibi single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1171-1177
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Issue number11
Early online date27 Oct 2003
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2003



  • Aged
  • Blood Flow Velocity
  • Blood Pressure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dipyridamole
  • Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography, Stress
  • Electrocardiography
  • Female
  • Heart Rate
  • Heart Septum
  • Heart Ventricles
  • Humans
  • Injections, Intravenous
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Reperfusion
  • Myocardium
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Technetium Tc 99m Sestamibi
  • Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon
  • Vasodilator Agents

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