TABLE 7

Recommendations for the Use of Radionuclide Imaging to Evaluate Hypertrophic Heart Disease

IndicationTestClassLevel of Evidence
1. Diagnosis of CAD in hypertrophic cardiomyopathyRest and exercise perfusion imagingIIbB
2. Diagnosis and serial monitoring of hypertensive hypertrophic heart diseaseRest RNAIIbB
3. Diagnosis and serial monitoring of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, with and without outflow obstructionRest RNAIIIB

CAD indicates coronary artery disease; RNA, radionuclide angiography.