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This is a normal nuclear cardiac study. The heart is displayed in multiple views after both rest and stress. Radiologists look for differences between rest and stress that would suggest problems with the coronary arteries.
Normal nuclear cardiac imaging scan.
Normal Nuclear Medicine Myocardial (heart) Perfusion Scan. This scan is performed on a camera that rotates around the patient and produces 'slices' of the heart in several different views. The nuclear radiologist looks for areas in the heart muscle that are not receiving enough blood flow. These areas can often be treated to restore blood flow.

 

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