Cardiac PET Scan Test, Procedure and Cost

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Cardiac PET Scan

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Cardiac PET CT Scan is a stress test. The main purpose of this test is to check blood flow to the heart.

Why is it done?

This test effectively detects coronary artery diseases by showing reduced blood flow. Doctors also advise undergoing this test to know real-time situations for heart blockage.


You will be injected with a radioactive tracer and asked to wait for sometime so that the tracer can accumulate at the targeted area before undergoing the test inside a large tube like a scanner.

How does one prepare for a test?

Observe Fasting as directed by the Radiologist. Patients are also advised to change to loose gown and remove jewelry items before undergoing the test.

Required documents:

  • Doctor's prescription slip
  • Documents related to medical history
  • Any valid ID proof for verification 


You are instructed to wait for at least 4 hours or until it gets normal. Also, drink a lot of water to flush radioactive material from the body. Do not eat carbohydrate-enriched items like pasta, rice, breads and others for the next 36-48 hours. Also, stay away from kids and females for the next 4-5 days.

Cost of Cardiac PET CT Scan

This test costs around Rs 14000 to 28000/- Reach a certified diagnostic centre as early as possible for the best results.

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Test Type Cardiac PET Scan

Cardiac PET CT Scan (PET Scan

  • Book your slot, one day before the test.
  • Wear loose-fitting cloth.
  • Remove the object that contains Metal, such as Jewellery, Hair Clips, watches, Rings, or any other similar objects from scanning part of the body, so as to avoid a bright or blank spot on the diagnostic film.
  • You must inform the technologist, radiology nurse, and/or physician if you have allergies, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are on medication.
  • Minimum 4 hours fasting required.
  • Latest (1 Week) Serum Creatinine or KFT and Blood Sugar reports required.
  • Bring all documents and reports related to medical history like MRI, CT Scan, Biopsy, FNAC, and Previous Pet ct reports (if available).
  • Carry your ID Proof.
  • Available at the Ganesh Diagnostic centre between 7.30 to 8.30, after 8.30 not allowed.

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Test Price ₹ 14000 ₹ 28000
Frequently Asked Questions

Questions that you could ask your doctor

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Will I need any testing, and if so, which tests and how often?

What are the risks, benefits, and costs of these tests?

What symptoms and signs should I report to you right away?

This test is considered to diagnose any heart conditions such as the coronary artery disease (CAD). The results thus obtained, would allow the doctors to further see the following:

  • In there is any significant blockage of your coronary artery by performing the stress (perfusion) test
  • Degree of your heart damage, if only there is any, after your heart attack.

Positron emission tomography (PET) is considered to be the medical imaging procedure that would provide you with the unique information on how the organ or the system in a person’s body is working. And the PET scans that mainly used to assess your cancers, the neurological (brain) diseases and if any cardiovascular (heart-related) disease.

The patients who have remained clinically equivocal after the multidisciplinary review of your post-treatment imaging and your clinical exam findings were ordered repeat PET/CT, typically after 1–4 months following patient's initial post-treatment imaging.

The Repeat PET/CT imaging was also assessed in same way as the initial post-treatment imaging.

Preparation for PET Scan Procedure

You would be required to follow a limited carbohydrate intake diet for previous 24 hours before date of the appointment.

Furthermore, you are requested to not eat or even drink anything, except for water, for at least 6 hours before your exam.

However, as mentioned, you can consume/drink water, also as much water as it would turn out to be helpful, until your arrival.

After PET scan

You can eat and also drink normally. Radiation exposure by radioactive tracer is considered to be very small. Drinking plenty of the fluids after the scan would help you to flush your radiotracer out of the system.

The major drawback to the standard PET would be that images obtained will be of substantially lower resolution in comparison to CT and MRI, while PET is considered generally poor at delineating any anatomic detail.

This test would be ordered by a cardiologist to diagnose any heart problems and this would further show areas in which there would be poor blood flow to your heart.

The Several PET scans might also be taken and considered over time to further determine how well you would be able to respond to your treatment for any heart disease.

Drinking water is encouraged to ensure hydration for best test results. Continue to take your medications as it has been prescribed. If you suffer from diabetes, ask the doctor about any diet and further medication, including any withholding of the insulin for at least 4 hours prior to your exam (with an exception of your insulin pump, which would be permitted).

Day before PET/CT Scan

Avoid caffeine and any de-caffeinated beverages for at least 24 hours prior to the exam. It is also utmost important to stay well hydrated.

Eight glasses of water taken be consumed before the test.

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