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Imaging of Myocardial Viability and Infarction

ByAndreas H Mahnken, Arno Buecker

Imaging of myocardial infarction (MI) and myocardial viabil-

ity is one of the fastest-developing fields in medical imaging.

Visualization of myocardial viability is an important con-

cept because dysfunctional, but viable, myocardium has the

potential for functional recovery after revascularization.