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Dr. Htut Kyaw Win, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
6400 Fannin Street; Suite 3000
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Htut Win sees patients in Sugar Land, TX and Houston, TX. His medical specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: atrial septal defect, heart valve disease, and angioplasty. Dr. Win accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Medicine 1, Yangon and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Win's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Valvuloplasty, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Stent, Atrial Septal Defect, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kevin Arlie Lisman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
6400 Fannin Street; Suite 3000
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Lisman is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Lisman include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Lisman graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Patient ratings for Dr. Lisman average 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Angiogram, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Johnston Lingle II, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
6400 Fannin Street; Ste 2210-b
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Robert Lingle is an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist in Houston, TX, Humble, TX, and Kingwood, TX. Dr. Lingle is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (TMC) and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lingle has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology
6720 Bertner Avenue; Mc 3-261
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Warren Moore is a nuclear cardiology specialist in Houston, TX. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Dr. Moore has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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What is Nuclear Cardiology?

Nuclear cardiology is the use of safe, small amounts of radioactive material, called tracers, to take very accurate pictures or video of the heart. Nuclear cardiology can not only provide excellent images of the heart muscle, but it can also tell doctors about the function and health of the heart. That is to say, nuclear cardiology doesn’t just examine what the heart looks like, it sees how well the heart muscle is working. It’s very useful for diagnosing heart disease, identifying damage from a heart attack, or evaluating if a patient’s treatments are working well enough.

During a nuclear cardiology exam, the tracer is injected into a vein and taken up by the heart. Then a special camera, called a gamma camera, takes pictures of the tracer moving within the beating heart. The images can show areas where heart muscle has been damaged or scarred due to a heart attack, or where blood flow within the heart may not be adequate due to blocked arteries.

There are several different kinds of nuclear cardiology tests and each looks at something slightly different. The most commonly used test is called myocardial perfusion. Others include ventriculography, to show the chambers of the heart; PET scans, to monitor blood flow; and MUGA scans, to examine how well the heart is pumping.

Nuclear cardiology tests do not hurt, and do not require anything more than an injection. They are a powerful source of information for patients suffering from heart disease or coronary artery disease.
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