Test Instructions

Office Test Instructions:

NUCLEAR STRESS TEST (MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION IMAGING STUDY)

Hospital Test Instructions:

Angiogram (Cardiac Catherization)This test may be done as an outpatient or an inpatient at the hospital.

Electrophysiology StudyThis test may be done as an outpatient or inpatient at the hospital.

What to expect:
•Have nothing to eat or drink for 8 hours prior to the check-in time for your procedure. You may have sips of water to take your medications as directed by a San Diego Cardiac Center nurse.
•Report to the Admissions Office at Sharp Memorial Hospital as directed by the San Diego Cardiac Center procedure scheduler.
•Bring your insurance card and personal hygiene items to the hospital. It is best not to bring your valuables.
•Your nurse at the hospital will review the procedure with you and have you sign a consent form at that time.