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Role of myocardial perfusion imaging for risk stratification in suspected or known coronary artery disease
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  • Published on:
    Nuclear Cardiology review

    The Editor

    I thank Dr Cook for his comments regarding cardiac nomenclature used to describe nuclear images.

    I feel that his comments are justified.

    Yours Sincerely

    Avijit Lahiri

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  • Published on:
    Attitudinally correct nomenclature
    • Andrew C Cook, British Heart Foundation Lecturer
    • Other Contributors:
      • Robert H. Anderson

    Dear Editor

    Drs Sabharwal and Lahiri are to be congratulated on their review. And their pictures, particularly the one chosen for the cover illustration, are exquisite. The labelling of this image, however, illustrates a fundamental problem with the way that nuclear cardiologists currently describe the heart, as we pointed out in our recent Editorial published in Heart.[1]

    The image that is described...

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