Cardiac MIBI study - Preparation Requirements
TOTAL DURATION OF STUDY:
8 hours (for One day protocol, the study may be distributed into 2 days)
Two-part study (Stress and Rest). Approximately 40-60 minutes per image.
Stopped for duration of scan up to 4 hours post scan. Mother is encouraged to express milk prior to study.
Stress may be physiological (treadmill) or pharmacological (Adenosine)
B Blockers and other pace regulating/ limiting medication to be stopped. Kindly have your clinician speak directly with Nuclear Physician for full preparation.
Full record of Echo, stress ECG and angiogram required.
No caffeine or adrenergic stimulating diet. Eat as usual. Bring a snack for duration of study. Bring a fatty meal for study.
Patient is encouraged to drink water prior and during study