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Multi-Gated Acquisition (MUGA): About your scan

Multi-Gated Acquisition (MUGA): About your scan
Abstract

This handout explains a multi-gated acquisition (MUGA) scan. This diagnostic test shows how well your heart works when you are resting. It is often used for people who are going to start chemotherapy treatment, which involves medicines that may be toxic to the heart. Sections include "How should I prepare?" "How does the scan work?" and "What should I expect during and after the scan?"

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2012
Revision Date
05/2021
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General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject/Keyword
Heart Function Tests
Radiology
Languages
English
Record ID
4086