Also called MPI, SPECT, Exercise myoview, Persantine myoview
Is a test that shows how well blood flows to the muscle of the heart (myocardium). To diagnose the presence or absence of coronary artery disease ( blockage of the arteries) . The patient can receive a summary of the instructions by secure email .
Echocardiography is a test that uses ultrasound to make a picture of your heart. Ultrasound uses sound waves, or echoes, to make the picture. This test is used to determine if you have enough blood flowing to your heart and how well your heart is pumping.
Pictures of your heart will be taken before and after you exercise.
The purposes of this test are to:
How to Prepare for Your Test
What to Expect During the Test