Nuclear Cardiology Procedure Preps

Schedule an appointment

To schedule an appointment for your patient, please contact Duke Radiology Centralized Scheduling at (919) 684-7999, Monday thru Friday, 7:30am – 5:30pm.
For same day appointments or questions, please contact the division of Nuclear Medicine at (919) 684-7220, Monday thru Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm.


Nothing by Mouth (NPO) 4 hours preferred prior to study.

(NPO preferred)   

Myocardial Perfusion*
*No caffeine 18 hours prior to the study. Wear clothing suitable for exercising.