Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
nuclear stress test
I was told that on my nuclear stress test, the bottom of my heart did not light up, and that this could indicate lack of flow of blood to my heart or it could just be my position, or the camera, etc.  I don't know what to do with this info.  The doctor prescribed medication, but it sounds like he's not even sure that there is a problem.
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
159619 tn?1318997813
It is fairly common for this part of the heart to not appear on the images due to position or soft tissue attenuation meaning if you are muscular or heavy, the image may not be clear. I'm guessing your doctor is not too concerned because he may not have seen changes on your EKG that would have indicated a blockage.

What meds did he give you and were there any follow up orders?

Let us know,

Jon
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Top Heart Disease Answerers
159619 tn?1318997813
Blank
Salt Lake City, UT
11548417 tn?1440481484
Blank
Netherlands
Avatar universal
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
Ireland
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Heart Disease Community Resources