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Diagnosis of Cardiac Amyloidosis With 99mTc-PYP; Comparison Between Planar Imaging, SPECT/CT and Cardiac-dedicated CZT Camera

2019-11-04 15:46:46 | BioPortfolio

Summary

1. Patients will undergo clinical and laboratory assessment, as well as imaging tests, at the discretion of the attending cardiologist and will be referred at their discretion to perform cardiac mapping using 99mTc-PYP.

2. On the day of the examination, the examiner will be admitted to the Office of Nuclear Medicine and will be admitted to administrative. Before conducting the test, the subject will undergo a brief interview by a physician, receive an explanation of the study and, if agreed, sign an agreement to perform a further examination on the CZT camera.

3. The patient will, as is customary, be installed on Vanflon 22 G periphery, through which a 15 millikiric (mCi) of

Study Design

Conditions

Cardiac Amyloidosis

Intervention

Spect scan with mTc99-PYP

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-11-04T15:46:46-0500

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