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Effectiveness Study of Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Versus Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

2014-08-27 03:19:24 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare pharmacologic stress myocardial perfusion PET with pharmacologic stress myocardial perfusion SPECT in a near-simultaneous, head-to-head comparison in the same patient. The investigators hypothesize that pharmacologic stress myocardial perfusion PET will prove superior to pharmacologic stress myocardial perfusion SPECT as a first-line diagnostic test for higher-risk patients with known coronary artery disease (CAD) who present with symptoms consistent with possible worsening of their CAD.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Symptomatic Coronary Artery Disease

Intervention

Myocardial perfusion imaging

Location

Cardiovascular Consultants, P.A.
Kansas City
Missouri
United States
64111

Status

Recruiting

Source

Aspire Foundation

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:24-0400

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