Tc-99m-MIBI in evaluation of myocardial perfusion [Persian]

Document Type : Original Article


Research Institute for Nuclear Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Tc-99m-MIBI is an isonrtrile derivative used for evaluation of myocardial perfusion in recent years. In this preliminary report, 7 patients with coronary artery disease are evaluated with Tc-99m-MlBl stress planar and sped studies. Good correlation with coronary angiography is observed in these cases. In view of inherent technical problems present with thallium 201, Tc-99m-MIBi is a good alternative in evaluation of myocardial perfusion.

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