Diagnosing Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis by Technetium 99m Pyrophosphate: A Test in Evolution

Timothy J Poterucha
Timothy J Poterucha
Pierre Elias
Pierre Elias
Mona Kinkhabwala
Mona Kinkhabwala
Kathleen R Flaherty
Kathleen R Flaherty
Sunil E Saith
Sunil E Saith
Jan M Griffin
Jan M Griffin

JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, 2020.

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Use of noninvasive testing with Tc-PYP scanning for evaluation of ATTR-CA is increasing, and the inclusion of monoclonal protein testing and SPECT imaging is crucial to rule out amyloid light chain amyloidosis and distinguish myocardial retention from blood pooling.

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