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Magnetic resonance myocardial perfusion imaging: a new era in the detection of reversible myocardial ischaemia
  1. S Watkins1,
  2. K G Oldroyd1,
  3. S Frohwein2
  1. 1Department of Cardiology, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
  2. 2American Cardiovascular Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  1. Correspondence to:
    S Watkins
    Department of Cardiology, Western Infirmary, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G11 6NT, UK; s.watkins{at}clinmed.gla.ac.uk

Abstract

In due course, magnetic resonance myocardial perfusion imaging will probably replace SPECT as the most widely used non-invasive method for detecting reversible myocardial ischaemia

  • MRI, magnetic resonance imaging
  • MRMPI, magnetic resonance myocardial perfusion imaging
  • SPECT, single photon emission computed tomography
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  • Published Online First 11 August 2006

  • Competing interests: None.

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