It assesses our heart’s performances under stress or under pharmacological stimulation to see if there is a potential presence of cardiac ischemia.

 Different from the stress test, it can detect cardiac scars and it is more reliable. This test uses a small amount of a radioactive tracer, that lasts 24 hours,  to investigate the blood supply to the heart.

34) A coronary right fistula canalized in a small accessory right atrial chamber.
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86) Diagnosis and definition of biventricular non-compaction associated to Ebstein’s anomaly.
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88) Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy and microcirculation.
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