Published in Cardiovascular Week, October 25th, 2004
According to recent research published in the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, "Attenuation correction may improve the diagnostic accuracy of myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI). However, few studies have dealt with the clinical consequences for reporting. We compared routine reports based on scatter-corrected MPI (MPI-routine) with consensus readings of scatter-corrected (MPI-scatter) and scatter plus attenuation-corrected studies (MPI-attenuation) to investigate the impact of attenuation correction on reporting."
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