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Cardiac PYP Scan: How to prepare and what to expect

Cardiac PYP Scan: How to prepare and what to expect
Abstract

This handout explains a cardiac PYP scan. Cardiac means related to the heart, and PYP stands for pyrophosphate. A cardiac PYP scan uses a radioactive form of PYP called Tc99m-PYP. The handout tells how the scan works, what to expect, and how to get your results. 

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2020
Revision Date
04/2020
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General Subject
Cardiovascular Disorders
Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject/Keyword
Heart Diseases and Disorders
Radiology
Languages
English
Record ID
4837