What are the Common indications for myocardial perfusion scintigraphy?

What are the Common indications for myocardial perfusion scintigraphy?

In this video, Dr. Atul Verma, Head Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, Fortis Hospital, New Delhi, will talk about the common indications related to myocardial perfusion scintigraphy. He will discuss that there are various types of groups with different indications. In asymptomatic group of patients, TMT is positive with risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, strong family history of heart diseases, smoking etc. The second group of patients belongs to symptomatic category. Typical or atypical symptoms are present. In such patients, many times TMT is negative but patient is symptomatic. He will also discuss what to be done in such patients and what are the indications.