Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Viability: Comparison of Myocardial Viability by Positron Emission Tomography and MRI
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The purpose of this study is to compare cardiac MRI with positron emission tomography (PET) with fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) to determine if cardiac MRI images are as good as, or better, than PET with FDG.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 95 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Age > 25 yrs, mean + SD = 60.3 + 10.2, 83% male, are patients referred by cardiologist or cardiac surgeon for assessment of myocardial viability by PET FDG.