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Quantifying myocardial perfusion using contrast echocardiography
  1. L Galiuto
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Leonarda Galiuto
    Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Policlinico A. Gemelli, Largo A. Gemelli, 8, 00136 Rome – Italy;


There is a complex relation between what can be seen using perfusion imaging techniques, and what can be measured

  • MCE, myocardial contrast echocardiography
  • SPECT, single photon emission computed tomography
  • TIMI, thrombolysis in myocardial infarction
  • myocardial contrast echocardiography
  • myocardial perfusion

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