Cardiac PET Viability

PET Viability Scan Cardiac

PET Viability Scan Cardiac

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) viability imaging test helps to know how much muscle heart attack is damaged in the heart.

Why is it done?

This imaging test also helps to decide whether a patient needs to go for Angiography, Heart Transplant, Cardiac Bypass Surgery, or any other treatment.


Radiologists will inject radioactive tracer (either rubidium-82 or ammonia-13) to your bloodstream and tie (if needed) to a narrow moving table before inserting into a highly advanced scanner. Machine takes around 30-45 minutes to capture the images of the targeted area with the help of a computer.

How does one prepare for a test?

You are advised to avoid a carbohydrate-rich diet before 24 hours and observe fasting as instructed by the Radiologist (basically 6-8 hours) before undergoing the test. Leave all metal items at home and wear loose and comfortable clothes.

Required documents:

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

After care:

It is a comparatively safe test to undergo. However, maintain a safe distance from ladies and children for the next few days. Drink a lot of water to drain radioactive tracers.

Cost of PET Viability Scan:

This test costs around Rs.27,000-28,000/- Reach certified diagnostic centre as early as possible for best results.



Test Type PET Viability Scan Cardiac

PET Viability Scan Cardiac (PET Scans

  • 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: ₹ 18000 ₹ 27000
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