March 13, 2018

PET myocardial perfusion imaging more effective than SPECT scans in detecting coronary disease

Patients who receive cardiac positron emission testing (PET) imaging instead of single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scan experienced a significant increase in the detection of severe obstructive coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City. {read more here}