NUCLEAR STRESS TEST Instructions

*** If you are unable to keep your appointment, you MUST call to cancel.***

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Your physician has ordered a nuclear stress test. This is a noninvasive method of detecting heart disease. It is used to evaluate patients who have chest discomfort, to monitor heart function in patients with known heart disease, or to evaluate the progress of patients who have had previous angioplasties or stents.
TEST PREPARATION

TESTING PROCEDURE
Rest Portion

Exercise Portion

For patients who cannot exercise

PLEASE ALLOW 3-4 HOURS FOR THE ENTIRE TEST TO BE COMPLETED