technetium pyrophosphate myocardial scanning

technetium pyrophosphate myocardial scanning

Cardiology A technique used to evaluate the right and left ventricular volumes, systolic and diastolic function, and regional or global myocardial performance–eg, after an MI. Cf First-pass radionuclide ventriculography.
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