MCQ : Nuclear-23


A 42 year old female who presents with polymorphic ventricular tachycardia. She was resuscitated and a coronary angiogram revealed evidence of mild coronary atherosclerosis. An echocardiogram showed normal valves and right ventricular systolic function with mildly reduced left ventricular ejection fraction at 41%.

A Rest Rb-82 perfusion with FDG-18 metabolic imaging was performed to rule out cardiac sarcoidosis.

The images are most consistent with:
A) Patchy scar but no inflammation
B) Patchy inflammation and no scar
C) Failure to suppress normal FDG uptake due to a poor diet preparation
D) LV cavity blood pool activity of FDG with no inflammation

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