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Regadenoson (By injection)

Used for a heart stress test.

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Regadenoson injection is used as a pharmacologic stress agent for radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) in patients unable to undergo adequate exercise stress. This medicine works by dilating the arteries of the heart and increase blood flow to help identify coronary artery disease. This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor… Read more
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Diagnostic Agent, Cardiac Function

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Noninvasive Testing for Coronary Artery Disease [Internet]

This report evaluates the current state of evidence regarding effectiveness and harms of noninvasive technologies for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) or dysfunction that results in symptoms attributable to myocardial ischemia in stable symptomatic patients who have no known history of CAD.

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