What is the role of multiple gated acquisition (MUGA) scanning in the evaluation of acute myeloid leukemia (AML)?

Updated: May 26, 2020
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Multiple gated acquisition (MUGA) scanning is needed once the diagnosis of AML is confirmed, because many chemotherapeutic agents used in treatment are cardiotoxic.


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