Saturday, November 15, 2014

Normal Myocardial Perfusion Gated SPECT and Positive Stress Test: Different Prognoses in Women and Men.

In men, an abnormal stress test is associated with an overall intermediate cardiovascular risk (event rate of about 2% per year) even if the nuclear perfusion scan is normal. Women with a normal perfusion scan have a low risk, even if the stress test is positive.  (J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Oct 29.)
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