Researchers who used rubidium-82 cardiac PET found that people with severe cardiac blood flow capacity had significantly elevated odds of myocardial infarction, revascularization, stroke and death after 10 years, compared with those without severe CFC. However, the findings in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging revascularization with significantly reduced mortality risk among those with severe CFC.
PET shows coronary blood flow, adverse event risk link
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