Posts Tagged ‘myocardial perfusion imaging’

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March 16th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: March 16th

This week’s topics include endovascular therapy for ischemic stroke with perfusion-imaging selection, innovation and implementation in CV medicine, statin intolerance, and more.


October 14th, 2014

Inappropriate Cardiac Stress Tests May Cost Half a Billion Dollars a Year

Inappropriate cardiac stress tests may cost the U.S. healthcare system as much as half a billion dollars each year, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Joseph Ladapo and colleagues set out to analyze long-term trends in the use of cardiac stress testing in the U.S. Using data from national surveys, they found […]


March 27th, 2014

What’s Behind the Decline in Nuclear MPI Use?

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John Ryan asks Kim Williams for his perspective on what’s behind a sharp decline in the use of nuclear MPI since 2006.