PET-CT Scan – Brain (FDG)


A PET-CT 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 test is most commonly used for Detection, Staging and Treatment Response for the Cancer in the body.

Test Type : Nuclear Medicine
Preparation : For diabetic patients, please inform us at time of 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. Incase your blood sugar levels are not under control, please plan your appointment after controlling your Blood Sugar levels with your treating physician. Do not consume excess sugar/starch/alcohol on night before test. For best results, please abstain from smoking for atleast 03 days prior to your test. Please carry all your medical records to assist in better report detailing and correlation. Since a special time-sensitive FDG dose is procured for you, please be on time for your 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 8pm the day prior.
Reporting : With in 24 Hours*


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