Usefulness of technetium-99m sestamibi infarct size in predicting posthospital mortality following acute myocardial infarction

Todd D. Miller, David O. Hodge, Joseph M. Sutton, Cindy L. Grines, James H. O'Keefe, Marcus A. DeWood, Robert D. Okada, William O. Fletcher, Raymond J. Gibbons

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Abstract

This multicenter study confirms the results of an earlier single-center study showing that myocardial infact size measured with Tc-99m sestamibi imaging at hospital discharge predicts subsequent mortality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1491-1493
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume81
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 15 1998

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Miller, T. D., Hodge, D. O., Sutton, J. M., Grines, C. L., O'Keefe, J. H., DeWood, M. A., Okada, R. D., Fletcher, W. O., & Gibbons, R. J. (1998). Usefulness of technetium-99m sestamibi infarct size in predicting posthospital mortality following acute myocardial infarction. American Journal of Cardiology, 81(12), 1491-1493. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0002-9149(98)00220-3