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