House Of Diagnostics in Association with Indraprastha Apollo Hospital Sarita Vihar, launched India’s First Simultaneous PET-MRI earlier in this decade. As compared to the traditional PET-CT Scan, the PET-MRI is a far superior modality in imaging. Firstly the MRI component of the scan emits zero radiation, unlike the CT scan which makes it a superior imaging option for pediatric and adult patients alike. Secondly, As MRI is far more superior to CT scan for soft tissue demarcation. The scan possesses a severe advantage over the PET-CT for many scans. For the first time, scans such as the Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Breast MRI or the MultiParametric Prostate MRI can be performed simultaneously along with PET Scan acquisition in a whole body scan setting whenever required.
It is the German manufactured SIEMENS Biograph MMR machine, which helps achieve this remarkable milestone in medical imaging. Becoming the first user in the country, House Of Diagnostics and Apollo Hospitals pride itself in taking this initiative to bring India to the forefront of medical imaging technology. Please do read some of our interesting case studies, as we become one of the first institutions in the world to have crossed over 5,000 PET-MRI evaluations in 2019.
A PET-MRI 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 MRI Scan is most commonly used for Detection, Staging and Treatment Response for the Cancer, Please check the Whole Body PET MRI Scan cost, procedure and other details.
Also Known As :
FDG PET Scan, Simultaneous PET MRI SCAN, Whole Body PET MRI Scan, PET MRI Scan 18F-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 MRI 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 MRI 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-MRI 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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