Introduction and Basics of Image Interpretation
Authors: Jamieson M. Bourque, MD
Credit/contact hours: 0.5
Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes
Publication Date: December 6, 2018
Expiration date: December 6, 2021
Myocardial nuclear imaging provides valuable anatomic and prognostic information with respect to coronary heart disease. There are, however, important limitations to this imaging. To understand the proper clinical interpretation of perfusion imaging scans it is important understand the basic principles of coronary blood flow, atherosclerosis, and the principles underlying nuclear perfusion imaging.
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