What are the various protocols for nuclear myocardial studies?

What are the various protocols for nuclear myocardial studies?

In this video, Dr. Atul Verma, Head Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, Fortis Hospital, New Delhi, will talk about the various protocols for nuclear myocardial studies. When only thallium is used, stress thallium, 4-hour redistribution imaging and late re-injection or a late redistribution imaging is done. When the thallium is injected, immediately the scanning is started. After 4 hours, the patient are called for second scan. Dr. Atul will talk about the myocardial hibernation and what protocol to be used.

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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