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Nuclear Medicine Order Guidelines

Nuclear Medicine Order Guidelines - Clinical Hub, References, Radiology Order Guidelines

Focus

NM Kidney Scans

IndicationExaminationComments
Renovascular hypertension NM Kidney scan flow and function with and without RX  
Renal perfusion and function or transplants NM Kidney scan with flow and function  
Obstruction only NM kidney scan with flow and function with Rx  

NM Myocardial Scans

IndicationExaminationComments
Myocardial ischemia NM Myocardial Perfusion Rest and Stress (PLANAR) Only ordered for patients over 400lbs
Myocardial ischemia NM Myocardial Perfusion Rest and Stress (SPECT)  

NM MUGA Scan Rest

IndicationExaminationComments
To evaluate left ventricular function at rest NM MUGA Scan Rest If the question is whether myocardial ischemia is present, order NM myocardial perfusion rest and stress (SPECT).