Dynamic Cardiac Imaging
Indications for dynamic cardiac imaging
Gated equilibrium blood pool - MUGA (ERNA – equilibrium radionuclide angiography)
Acquisition and Processing
Handling of arrhythmias
Methods for labeling RBCs and factors affecting RBC labeling.
Common problems associated with ECG-gating
Data analysis and formulas for calculating EF, volumes and other parameters.
Reasons for errors in EF measurements
Exercise gated study for evaluating exercise-induced LV-dysfunction.
Gated blood pool SPECT imaging.
Upon completion of this education activity participants will be able to:
a) Describe the basic types and concepts of dynamic cardiac imaging.
b) Explain the proper techniques of data acquisition and processing.
c) Recognize the appropriate indications and apply imaging guidelines.
d) List and describe common problems and pitfalls of dynamic cardiac imaging
CME and VOICE credit available