Enhancing Cardiac Care: The Power of Cardiac PET-CT

North Suffolk Cardiology is proud to introduce cutting-edge Cardiac PET-CT technology for cardiovascular nuclear stress testing. Unlike traditional nuclear stress tests, Cardiac PET-CT combines the precision of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) with the detailed anatomical images from Computed Tomography (CT). This scan allows for a more comprehensive evaluation of cardiac conditions, enabling our team to detect subtle abnormalities more accurately and allowing us to deliver targeted treatments.

Integrating Cardiac PET-CT into our practice has significantly improved patient care by providing a more accurate understanding of coronary circulation and coronary heart disease. We can precisely assess blood flow, identify areas of reduced oxygen supply, and evaluate the viability of heart tissue. This comprehensive assessment aids in the early detection of coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction and other cardiac disorders, enabling timely interventions and personalized treatment plans with higher accuracy than traditional testing. 

Cardiac PET-CT allows for visualization of coronary calcifications, allowing our doctors to predict future disease. It is a noninvasive procedure that minimizes patient discomfort while delivering precise and reliable results, fostering a more patient-centered approach to care and improving patient outcomes.

This advanced technology has elevated our standard of care, ensuring that patients receive the most up-to-date and effective cardiovascular assessments available. Additionally, the speed and efficiency of these examinations have streamlined our workflow, reduced wait times and enabled more patients to benefit from this technology.

The introduction of Cardiac PET-CT at North Suffolk Cardiology marks a remarkable leap forward in cardiovascular care. As we continue to embrace technological advancements, our commitment to delivering exceptional care remains unwavering, ensuring that our patients receive the best possible service in their journey toward heart health and well-being.

To schedule an appointment with North Suffolk Cardiology, call (631) 941-2000.


Nuclear Cardiology Team at North Suffolk Cardiology