infarct-avid scintigraphy

infarct-avid scintigraphy

Cardiology A form of scintigraphy used to document acute MI, for Pts in whom EKG and marker evidence is inconclusive; in IAS, myocardial uptake of the isotope indicates heart disease DiffDx healed MIs, myocarditis, pericarditis, left ventricular aneurysm, rib fractures, etc
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