August 20, 2013

Regadenoson with Rb-82 PET MPI helps detect obstructive CAD

August 16, 2013 — The pharmacological stress agent regadenoson with rubidium-82 (Rb-82) PET myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) has high sensitivity and diagnostic accuracy for detecting obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD), according to a study published online August 12 in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.