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Ct scan of coronary arteries done in ER says 70% block or artifact. Follow up nuclear stress test 100% normal cardiologists says. What to think now?

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Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
Nuclear Medicine
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In brief: Heart...

Cardiac ct is anatomic imaging.
Nuclear stress is more functional imaging. Without seeing your ct it is hard to say but if there was a calcified plaque in the coronary, a blooming artifact is possible. If nuclear stress was normal, that's great. You may still have coronary disease which is not hemodynamically significant. You are young for significant heart disease. Discuss with your doctor.

In brief: Heart...

Cardiac ct is anatomic imaging.
Nuclear stress is more functional imaging. Without seeing your ct it is hard to say but if there was a calcified plaque in the coronary, a blooming artifact is possible. If nuclear stress was normal, that's great. You may still have coronary disease which is not hemodynamically significant. You are young for significant heart disease. Discuss with your doctor.
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice

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Given that we do not have the data of the test or your full medical and physical exam, i would defer completely to the physician caring for you in person.

In brief: Follow Doctor Advice

Given that we do not have the data of the test or your full medical and physical exam, i would defer completely to the physician caring for you in person.
Dr. Robert Killian
Dr. Robert Killian
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