Published on Mon Sep 06 2021

Changes in left ventricle myocardial volume during stress test using cadmium-zinc-telluride cardiac imaging: Implications in coronary artery disease.

Alessia Gimelli, Nicola Riccardo Pugliese, Ronny R Buechel, Michelangelo Bertasi, Michele Coceani, Paolo Marzullo

Cadmium-zinc-telluride (CZT) SPECT allows the estimation of left ventricle myocardial volume (LVMV) We tested the clinical relevance of rest-stress LVMV changes in detecting coronary artery disease.

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Abstract

Cadmium-zinc-telluride (CZT) SPECT allows the estimation of left ventricle myocardial volume (LVMV). We tested the clinical relevance of rest-stress LVMV changes (Δ LVMV) in detecting coronary artery disease (CAD, coronary stenosis > 70%), using CZT-SPECT.