Author(s): M. Elizabeth Oates, Vincent L. Sorrell
This ebook will function a complete reference supply and self-assessment information for physicians and technologists who follow myocardial perfusion SPECT imaging. Readers will discover ways to determine all kinds of findings excluding the left ventricle, together with the ones within the chest, the stomach, and the suitable middle. It is defined which findings are clinically related and associated with the cause of the myocardial perfusion imaging exam and which can be incidental, without or with essential medical ramifications. The protection comprises all kinds of not unusual and unusual focal lesions (e.g., benign or malignant neoplasms) and organ/systemic sicknesses (e.g., emphysema, cirrhosis and its sequelae, cholecystitis, duodenogastric reflux/gastroparesis, end-stage renal illness) that can be detected with myocardial perfusion SPECT imaging. In addition, steering is equipped within the reputation of standard artifacts, which might seem both sizzling or chilly at the uncooked (unprocessed) and processed SPECT pictures, and, thereby, within the avoidance of doable interpretative pitfalls.