Myocardial scintigraphy gets boost in Denmark:
This article was originally published in Clinica
New guidelines for doctors on the use of myocardial scintigraphy in have been published by the Danish Society for Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine. Although myocardial scintigraphy is still not widely used in Denmark compared with other European countries - its level of use is similar to Turkey, Portugal and the eastern European countries - it is becoming increasingly accepted as a useful technique for the diagnosis of ischaemic heart disease, according to the society. It is both cost-effective and patient-friendly and should be used more widely, the guidelines state.