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  • At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, our clinicians acquire both SPECT and planar images.  However, they also inject a small amount of Thallium (~1.5 mCi) immediately before imaging.  The images are acquired with dual energy windows for Tl-201 and Tc-99m.  ...

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  • When consenting the exercise stress test we always consent the lexiscan as well.  We never know if the patient wont reach target or will develop a rate related bbb.  We explain that in order to avoid suboptimal testing pharm stress may be necessary.  ...

  • We have our Lexiscan patients walk at 1mph for 2mins. I start the injections as soon as patient has started the walk.Most patients that can walk into my room can do that pace on the treadmill. if the patient refuses to try, they sit in a chair and kick ...

  • I've also wondered the same thing......my sense of the literature is that many of the studies excluded ADT patients. Which makes me worry about the real world implications. We try to do them as close to (before) the next dose of ADT.  dj ------------------------------ ...

  • To Melvin, Do you use the same normal values from the standardized egg meal for the Ensure Complete meal over 4 hour? Xuan Pham The Ottawa Hospital ------------------------------ Xuan Pham MD Ottawa ON (613) 737 8528 ext 1 ------------------------ ...

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