multiple-gated acquisition scan

multiple-gated acquisition scan (MUGA),

a nuclear medicine cardiac blood pool study collected by multiple-gated acquisition; used for ejection fraction and wall motion assessment.
See also: radionuclide ejection fraction.

mul·ti·ple-ga·ted ac·qui·si·tion scan

(MUGA) (mŭl'ti-pĕl-gāt'ĕd ak'wi-zi'shŭn skan)
A nuclear medicine cardiac blood pool study collected by multiple-gated acquisition; used for ejection fraction and wall motion assessment.
See also: radionuclide ejection fraction
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DLCL patients also should have their ejection fraction tested with a multiple-gated acquisition scan or an echocardiograph to make sure patients have adequate cardiac function, said panel member Dr.

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