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Cardiac nuclear medicine exam: How to prepare  
Abstract:  This handout describes cardiac nuclear medicine exam, which is done to study the structure and function of the heart. Included are how to prepare for the exam, how it works, what to expect, and how to get the exam results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2005, March 1, 2017
UWMC Availability:  Cardiac Diagnostic Services/5NE; Radiology/Imaging Services; Cardiology/5NE; Cardiothoracic Surgery/5NE; 5NE
General Topics:  Diagnostic Tests; Cardiovascular Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Radiography; Heart
Language(s):  Chinese; English; Korean; Russian; Spanish; Vietnamese
Audience:  Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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