Myocardial Infarct Scan
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PYP cardiac scan, infarct scan, pyrophosphate cardiac scan, acute myocardial infarction scan.
To identify myocardial infarcts and evaluate myocardial perfusion.
- Instruct the patient to fast, restrict fluids, and refrain from smoking for 4 hr prior to the procedure. Instruct the patient to withhold medications for 24 hr before the procedure. No other radionuclide scans should be scheduled within 24 to 48 hr before this procedure. Protocols may vary among facilities.
- Normal coronary blood flow and tissue perfusion, with no pyrophosphate (PYP) localization in the myocardium
- No uptake above background activity in the myocardium (Note: When PYP uptake is present, it is graded in relation to adjacent rib activity.)
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Myocardial Infarct Scan." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425071/all/Myocardial_Infarct_Scan.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Myocardial Infarct Scan. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425071/all/Myocardial_Infarct_Scan. Accessed October 19, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Myocardial Infarct Scan. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425071/all/Myocardial_Infarct_Scan
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Myocardial Infarct Scan [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425071/all/Myocardial_Infarct_Scan.
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