CT scan and PET scan may be done at the same
Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging is
a method that may be used to diagnose a person with
symptoms of heart disease. SPECT imaging also may be done
to see if a person with
coronary artery disease (CAD) is likely to have a
heart attack or other serious problem.1
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