A PET-CT scan is a nuclear medicine imaging test used commonly to detect a range of cancers, heart diseases, neurological conditions, infections and PUO (Pyrexia of Unknown Origin). Radioactive glucose is injected and then taken up by tissues, which are in fasting state in your body. Activity within your body is then detected by the PET scanner which shows how tissue and organs are working. This Whole Body PET CT Scan is most commonly used for Detection, Staging and Treatment Response for the Cancer, Please check the Whole Body PET CT Scan cost, procedure and other details.
Also Known As :
FDG PET Scan, Full Body PET CT SCAN, Whole Body PET CT Scan, PET CT Scan FDG
4-6 hours of fasting is required. Blood test report for Urea and Creatinine is mandatory. Please carry all your medical records to assist in the better report detailing and correlation.
For diabetic patients, please inform us at time of Nuclear PET CT Scan booking so needful guidance can be given to you. This test can only be performed if blood sugar is less than 150 mg/dL at the time of testing. In case your blood sugar levels are not under control, please plan your FDG PET Scan appointment after controlling your blood sugar levels with your treating physician. Do not consume excess sugar/starch/alcohol on the night before a test. For best results, please abstain from smoking for at least 3 days prior to your test. Please carry all your medical records to assist in the better report detailing and correlation. Since a special time-sensitive FDG dose is procured for you, please be on time for your PET-CT Scan test appointment. The test may not be performable if you are late for the appointment. Cancellation charges of Rs. 5000/- will be applicable in case of no-show, late-show or cancellation after 8 pm the day prior.
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