cardiac radionuclide imaging

cardiac radionuclide imaging

Etymology: Gk, kardia + L, radiare, to shine, nucleus, nut kernel, imago, image
the noninvasive examination of the heart, using a radiopharmaceutical, such as thallium-201, and a detection device, such as a gamma camera, positron camera, or rectilinear scanner. Clinical applications of cardiac radionuclide imaging are the gated cardiac blood pool scan, myocardial imaging, and detection of myocardial necrosis.
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Astellas launches app for physicians to access published appropriate use criteria for cardiac radionuclide imaging (RNI)
Astellas") announced the Launch of the Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging application (app) for smartphones.
The Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging app was adapted from the ACCF/ASNC/ACR/AHA/ASE/SCCT/SCMR/SNM 2009 Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging (RNI) published in 2009 in Circulation.