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Advanced Cardiac Imaging

Advanced Cardiac Imaging

Nashoba Valley Medical Center has invested in new, state-of-the-art nuclear cardiac imaging technology designed to enhance cardiac disease detection and improve each patient’s experience. The new cardiac imaging scanner, the D-SPECT® Vista scanner, a Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) nuclear cardiac imaging system, offers patients the latest in cardiac imaging by:

  • Advanced Cardiac ImagingImproving diagnosis of cardiac disease by producing better image quality
  • Accelerating imaging time to 6-8 minutes compared to 20-30 minutes
  • Creating a more comfortable test for patients as previous scanners required them to lay flat with both arms up - patient can be positioned from upright to supine
  • Eliminating a feeling of claustrophobia
  • Expanding weight range from 400 to 500+ lbs. to include high-risk bariatric patients

Contact the Department of Cardiology at (978) 784-9345 or visit us online at www.nashobamed.org/cardiac.