Multiple Choice Question of the Week : Nuclear-09 : [Answer]

             
      



The most sensitive test to detect hibernating myocardium for recovery of LV function is:

A) PET with FDG
B) Dobutamine echocardiography
C) Thallium SPECT imaging
D) Stress CMR

The correct answer is: A) PET with FDG
PET is the most sensitive test ( cell level viability) and Dobutamine is the most specific (contractile elements).
      

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