Thallium-199 myocardial scintigraphy

Yu B. Lishmanov, V. I. Chernov, S. V. Triss, I. Yu Mazurin

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Scintigraphy of the myocardium with 199Tl-chloride was performed in 59 patients. On the basis of the results of clinicoinstrumental investigation the diagnosis of chronic CHD was made in 36, that of acute myocardial infarction - in 7. The control group consisted of 16 persons without signs of coronary pathology. The sensitivity of scintigraphy with 199Tl-chloride in the detection of CHD was 92%, and this radionuclide was shown to be not inferior to 201Tl-chloride. 199Tl-chloride can be recommended for the diagnosis of CHD, cicatrical and necrotic myocardial lesions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-38
Number of pages4
JournalMedicinskaa radiologia
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering

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