Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 29th, 2006
According to a study from the United States, "The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and the prognostic value of myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (MPS)."
"The prognostic value of MPS in the obese has not been evaluated. We studied 4,720 patients with and 10,019 patients without known coronary artery disease (CAD) who underwent rest T1-201/stress Tc-99m sestamibi MPS, including 5,233 gated MPS studies and followed up (mean...
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