Evaluation of coronary artery abnormalities in Williams syndrome patients using myocardial perfusion scintigraphy and CT angiography


Ergul Y., Nisli K., Kayserili H., Karaman B., Basaran S., Dursun M., ...More

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.19, no.3, pp.301-308, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/cj.2012.0053
  • Journal Name: CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.301-308

Abstract

Background: Sudden death risk in Williams syndrome (WS) patients has been shown to be 25-100 times higher than in the general population. This study aims to detect coronary artery anomalies and myocardial perfusion defects in WS patients using noninvasive diagnostic methods.