Research Articles


13N-ammonia as an Indicator of Myocardial Blood Flow

Schelbert et al, Circulation. 1981;63:1259-72

Positron Emission Tomography ( 13N-ammonia) for Myocardial Perfusion

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 2003 Apr


Appropriate Use Criteria for Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging

Hendel et al, Circulation. 2009;53(23):2201-2229

Diagnostic Accuracy of Rest/Stress ECG-gated 82Rb Myocardial Perfusion PET: Comparison with ECG-gated 99mTc Sestamibi SPECT

Bateman et al, Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 2006 Jan-Feb;13(1):24-33

Diagnostic Performance of PET in the Detection of Coronary Artery Disease: A Meta-Analysis

Nandalur et al, Academic Radiology: 2008 Apr;15(4):444-451

Coronary Flow Reserve

Does Coronary Flow Trump Coronary Anatomy?

Gould, J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. Img. 2009;2;1009-1029

Long-Term Prognostic Value of 13N-ammonia Myocardial Perfusion Emission Tomography: Added Value of Coronary Flow Reserve

Herzog et al, J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2009;54:150-156

Quantification of Myocardial Flow Reserve Using Positron Emission Imaging: The Journey to Clinical Use

Beanlands et al, J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2009;54:157-159

Radiation Safety

Radiation Dose to Patients from Cardiac Diagnostic Imaging

Einstein et al, Circulation. 2007;116:1290-1305

Recommendations for Reducing Radiation Exposure in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

Cerqueira et al, ASNC Information Statement. 2010 May