Cardiac Testing FAQ Videos
Where can I find additional information on clinical decision support mechanisms (CDSMs) available for ordering advanced imaging tests?
If my patient has caffeine before a pharmacologic stress test, can the test still be done?
Is there evidence that radiation exposure from a single nuclear stress test can significantly increase the risk of cancer?
There are a lot of noninvasive cardiac imaging tests—how are they different?
Does a nuclear stress test take pictures of a patient's arteries to see if there are blockages?
What can I tell my patients when they ask about nuclear stress testing safety?
How can the Duke Activity Status Index (DASI) questionnaire help my patients?
Is there a difference between pharmacologic stress myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) and exercise stress MPI in terms of diagnostic and prognostic accuracy?
How will the federal mandate for advanced imaging tests affect me?
Which AUC do the CMS acknowledge for use as part of the mandate?
If my patient needs a cardiac imaging test, will the Multimodality AUC determine which test to do?