Myocardial Viability Patient Prep

PET Myocardial Viability Study Prep and Instructions

  • Patients are to have a high carb diet 24 hours prior to the study.
  • Patients are to have a high glucose meal 1 hour to study, (such as pancakes with syrup and soda). 
  • Patient relaxation is important. A patient sits quietly in waiting room for 60 to 90 minutes after FDG injection in complete relaxation without any activity.  Excessive activity may compromise the outcome of the test.
  • PATIENT NEEDS TO BRING PREVIOUS MRI, CT, ECHO, NUCLEAR SCAN, STRESS TEST RESULTS AND OR FILMS

GPI PET PET-VIABILITY INSTRUCTION FORM 4[...]
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