Myocardial scintigraphy

2 times 2h


It is necessary to fast 2 hours before carrying out the stress test. It is imperative that you don't consume tea, coffee or chocolate on the morning of the examination. You should also avoid cola-based drinks and bananas.

This examination is contraindicated for pregnant or breast-feeding women.

If you are pregnant or likely to become pregnant, or if you are breast-feeding, please let us know.

Avoid coffee or tea for 12 hours before the exam.

You need to plan ahead for this test, which is usually carried out in 2 phases: one during exercise and the second at rest.

Your attending cardiologist may ask you to stop taking certain medications 24 to 48 hours before the examination (such as beta-blockers, which slow down the heart).