Medical Radiology and Radiation Safety. 2021. Vol. 66. № 5. P. 59–65

Potential Possibilities of Nuclear Medicine Methods in Diagnostics Age Changes of the Cardiovascular System.

M.V. Vorontsova1, A.A. Obrezan 2, A.G. Obrezan 1,2

1JSC NOMECO, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2Saint-Petersburg State University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Contact person: Andrei Andreevich Obrezan: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


• Summary

• Introduction

• Structural and functional changes in the cardiovascular system during natural aging

• Methods for the study of age-related changes in the myocardium and large vessels used in clinical practice today

• The potential of nuclear medicine methods in the diagnosis of age-related changes in the cardiovascular system

• Conclusion

Key words: nuclear cardiology, radionuclide diagnostics, age changes, cardiovascular system, positron emission tomography 

For citation: Vorontsova MV, Obrezan AA, Obrezan AG. Potential Possibilities of Nuclear Medicine Methods in Diagnostics Age Changes of the Cardiovascular System. Medical Radiology and Radiation Safety. 2021;66(5):59-65.

DOI: 10.12737/1024-6177-2021-66-5-59-65


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Article received: 23.12.2020. 

Accepted for publication: 20.01.2021.