Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

, Volume 24, Issue 1, pp 319–322 | Cite as

Incidental detection of bronchial carcinoid on Tc-99m sestamibi SPECT/CT myocardial perfusion scintigraphy

  • Dharmender Malik
  • Apurva Sood
  • Madan Parmar
  • Ashwani Sood
  • Bishan Radotra
  • Bhagwant Mittal
Images that Teach

Abstract

Technetium-99m sestamibi MPS is a commonly employed imaging study for myocardial perfusion; however, incidental extracardiac sestamibi uptake requires further evaluation, and the tracer uptake in the thorax/mediastinum may be pathological. The authors present a case of significant extra-cardiac uptake seen on stress MPS images helping in the incidental detection of bronchial carcinoid.

Keywords

Myocardial perfusion imaging: SPECT sestamibi adenosine gated SPECT technetium-99m 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dharmender Malik
    • 1
  • Apurva Sood
    • 1
  • Madan Parmar
    • 1
  • Ashwani Sood
    • 1
  • Bishan Radotra
    • 2
  • Bhagwant Mittal
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicinePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of HistopathologyPost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

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