There is general recognition that nuclear cardiology, and particularly myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (MPS), is under-utilized in the UK when compared with practice in mainland Europe and the USA. The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) is about to issue a report that will recognize the shortfall in provision, and this should lead
1. Introduction and Basic Principles of MPS. 2. Radiopharmaceuticals and Equipment. 3. MPS in Clinical Practice. 4. Stressing the Patient. 5. Scanning the Patient. 6. Processing the Data. 7. Interpreting the Image. 8. MPS and Clinical Management.