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What happens if thallium scan show normal blood flow than is it necessary to still have echocardiography to rule out heart disease in hypertensive patient?

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Dr. Amy Levine
Radiology

In brief: Cardiac function

Thallium will only show if your heart muscle is getting appropriate blood flow.
The echo will show how your heart is functioning and if the valves are working well

In brief: Cardiac function

Thallium will only show if your heart muscle is getting appropriate blood flow.
The echo will show how your heart is functioning and if the valves are working well
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