Applications of Cardiac PET

In this CME, Jason R. Stuck, MD, FACC, CBNC, discusses cardiac stress testing, the benefits of choosing cardiac PET stress testing over alternative stress test options, and more.

Educational Objectives 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the introduction to cardiac stress testing in general
  • Recognize why to choose Cardiac PET stress testing over alternative stress test options
  • Identify information obtained with Cardiac PET stress testing beyond perfusion images
  • Explain Cardiac PET stress testing versus traditional Cardiac SPECT stress testing
  • Utilizing Cardiac PET beyond perfusion imaging


No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

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Release Date: 5/15/2024 | Last Modified On: 5/15/2024 | Expires: 5/15/2025