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.

Dr. Atul Verma

MBBS from G R Medical college, Gwalior (MP) in 1985. House job in General surgery & radiotherapy from GRMC & Cancer hospital, Gwalior. DRM (Diploma in Radiation Medicine) from Radiation Medicine centre, Mumbai (BARC). MBA from Sikkim Manipal university in marketing and HR with distinction. Nuclear Medicine physician at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi. Has conducted more than 65000 Nuclear Cardiology cases which constitutes one of the largest data in South East Asia. One of the most experienced nuclear physician conducting most of the protocols using the latest cardiac dedicated solid state detector gamma camera (GE-Discovery 530 C).

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