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HORNEZ FERNANDEZ, Erick; CARVAJAL YANEZ, Eveling  and  CARVAJAL YANEZ, Noelia. Myocardial perfusion test versus Coronarography in the diagnosis of ischemic heart disease. Caja Petrolera de Salud Santa Cruz-Bolivia. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2015, vol.18, n.1, pp.22-26. ISSN 2077-3323.

Nuclear cardiology is a medical specialty super, objectively assesses the function and regional myocardial perfusion and thus facilitates the diagnosis of ischemia and myocardial necrosis, showing the amount of viable tissue and allows stratify the individual risk of each patient. The objective of the study is to determine probability diagnosis of ischemic heart disease through Myocardial perfusion test versus Coronarography in patients of the Caja Petrolera de Salud department of Santa Cruz in the period January 2014 to January 2015. A study was conducted descriptive and transversal, with a representative sample of of 22 patients with tested positive myocardial perfusion and subsequently subjected to the study of coronagraphy for confirmation of ischemic heart disease. A database was performed in the Excel® for Windows® program and the data are tabulated in the statistical program SPSS 19®. Results, the patients with myocardial perfusion test positive have 68,2% of result positive to Coronarography, among other data. Therefore the myocardial perfusion test may be considered a method of choice in the study and diagnosis of ischemic heart disease because It has concordance compared to the standard Gold: Coronarography.

Keywords : Ischemic heart disease; coronary; Caja Petrolera de Salud; Bolivia.

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