Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Diagnostic Ability of 384-Slice Computed Tomographic Angiography in Prediction of Myocardial Ischemia in Patients with Myocardial Bridging (MB) as Compared to SPECT-MPI Examination

Majid Maleki 1 , Ali Zahedmehr 2 , Bahar Galeshi 3 , Nahid Yaghoobi 4 , Ahmad Bitarafan-Rajabi 4 , Maryam Mohammadzadeh 5 , Ali Abbasian Ardakani 6 , Ali Pourvaziri 7 , Dorna Charkheshi 1 , Ali Kazem Mousavi 3 and Ali Mohammadzadeh 8 , *
Authors Information
1 Department of Cardiology, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Interventional Cardiology, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Senior Cardiology Resident, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5 Department of Radiology, Amiralam Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
6 Department of Medical Physics, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
7 Advanced Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
8 Department of Radiology, Rajaie Cardiovascular and Medical Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: July 2018, 15 (3); e55964
  • Published Online: May 20, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 1, 2017
  • Revised: December 30, 2017
  • Accepted: January 6, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.55964

To Cite: Maleki M, Zahedmehr A, Galeshi B, Yaghoobi N, Bitarafan-Rajabi A, et al. Diagnostic Ability of 384-Slice Computed Tomographic Angiography in Prediction of Myocardial Ischemia in Patients with Myocardial Bridging (MB) as Compared to SPECT-MPI Examination, Iran J Radiol. 2018 ; 15(3):e55964. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.55964.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Footnotes
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