News tagged with perfusion

Exercise perfusion CT imaging IDs coronary stenosis

(HealthDay)—For patients suspected of having hemodynamically significant coronary stenosis, exercise computed tomography (CT) myocardial perfusion imaging is feasible and accurate, according to a study published in the ...

Mar 11, 2015
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CT perfusion imaging better IDs CAD than SPECT

(HealthDay)—Computed tomographic (CT) perfusion imaging shows higher overall diagnostic performance than single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) perfusion imaging for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease ...

Aug 11, 2014
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In physiology, perfusion is the process of nutritive delivery of arterial blood to a capillary bed in the biological tissue. The word is derived from the French verb "perfuser" meaning to "pour over or through."

Tests of adequate perfusion are a part of the patient assessment process performed by medical or emergency personnel. The most common methods include evaluating skin color, temperature, condition and capillary refill.

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