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It measures the blood flow and function of the heart. It involves injection of a radiotracer
What is it for?
- To diagnose ischemic heart disease or Coronary Artery Disease (reduced blood supply to the heart); alternative to treadmill exercise; for patients on high betablocker dose
How do I get ready for the test?
- 3 hours fasting, no caffeinated drinks
Are there any complications?
- Chest pain, palpitations, hypertension/ hypotension, dyspnea, headache, dizziness, abnormal rhythms, and heart attack during the stress phase of the procedure. Hypersensitivity or allergic reactions to the radioisotope/ radiopharmaceutical
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