Comparison of sulfur hexafluoride microbubble (SonoVue)-enhanced myocardial contrast echocardiography with gated single-photon emission computed tomography for detection of significant coronary artery disease: a large European multicenter study

Leonarda Galiuto, Roxy Senior, Antonella Moreo, Nicola Gaibazzi, Luciano Agati, Klaus Tiemann, Bharati Shivalkar, Stephan Von Bardeleben, Hervé Lardoux, Giuseppe Trocino, Ignasi Carrió, Dominique Le Guludec, Gianmario Sambuceti, Harald Becher, Paolo Colonna, Folkert Ten Cate, Ezio Bramucci, Ariel Cohen, Gianpaolo Bezante, Costantina AggeliJaroslaw D. Kasprzak

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to compare sulfur hexafluoride microbubble (SonoVue)-enhanced myocardial contrast echocardiography (MCE) with single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) relative to coronary angiography (CA) for assessment of coronary artery disease (CAD).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1353-1361
Number of pages9
JournalJOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY
Volume62
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Stenosis
  • Sulfur Hexafluoride
  • contrast echocardiography
  • coronary angiography
  • myocardial contrast echocardiography
  • stress echocardiography

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