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Table 1 Quantitative evaluation of brain perfusion using SPECT (123I-IMP) with acetazolamide

From: Quantitative evaluation using single-photon emission computed tomography with acetazolamide is reliable for preoperative evaluation before cardiac surgery in severe carotid intracranial artery stenotic and/or occlusive disease: a case report

  MCA 1 MCA 2 Cerebellum
Rt Lt Rt Lt Rt Lt
Rest: reserve cerebral flow (ml/100g/min) 34 36 33 35 38 39
Acetazolamide: rCBF (ml/100g/min) 40 34 41 36 57 66
Vascular Response(%) 18 -5 24 3 50 69
  1. SPECT single-photon emission computed tomography
  2. 123I-IMP: N-isopropyl-p-[123I]iodoamphetamine
  3. MCA middle cerebral artery