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Role Of PET And SPET In Myocardial Viability

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Dr. GN Mahapatra

Senior Consultant & HOD Nuclear Medicine

Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai

"Time is muscle, muscle is time. So the sooner the patient is treated the better" says Dr. GN Mahapatra.

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Dr. GN Mahapatra

</b> The topic assigned to me is role of PET and SPECT in evaluation of myocardial viability before subjecting the patient to PCI ( percutaneous intervention). So what is happening in the present day clinical practice or a cardiac practice all over India is that, when a patient of acute MI visits a cardiologist, particularly interventional cardiologist, they usually do a primary angioplasty to the patient. Because time is muscle and muscle is time, so sooner is better, so if we revascularize the patient early then he would get 100%benefit , but if still there is a delay of couple of hours and primary angioplasty usually (01

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  • MI
  • ECG
  • Hypertension
  • Bypass Surgery
  • Stent

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