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Heart 89:989 doi:10.1136/heart.89.9.989
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Significant inducible perfusion abnormality in an asymptomatic patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy demonstrated by radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging

  1. C Y Loong,
  2. E Reyes,
  3. S R Underwood
  1. c.loong@rbh.nthames.nhs.uk

    An asymptomatic 21 year old man with non-obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) was referred for radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging for risk assessment.

    Adenosine was infused at 140 μg/kg/min over six minutes with submaximal bicycle exercise and thallium-201 (80 MBq) was injected intravenously at three minutes. Stress images were acquired five minutes after …