WILL A MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION SCAN LOOK AT THE ARTERIES IN YOUR NECK AND HEAD?
A cardiac perfusion scan measures the amount of blood supplied to your heart muscle. Radiotracers are injected intravenously and travel through blood to heart muscle. Indications for this study include chest pain, previous heart attack, heart surgery and coronary artery disease. Ultrasound, MRI, CT with contast, arteriography and brian scans adress issues in the head and neck.