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Nuclear Medicine

Many radiological exams require specific patient preparation prior to the exam in order to ensure that the study is performed in the safest and most accurate manner possible. If you are scheduled for one of the following studies, follow the instructions exactly as written unless your MD says otherwise.

If you have any questions, please call the Nuclear Medicine Department at 278-4346 and ask to speak to a technologist.

Before the Exam:
The preparation for a Nuclear Medicine scan depends on the type of scan you are having.

You will be given specific instructions prior to your appointment date.

The information found on this site is general in nature and some of it may not apply to your specific situation. The information is also subject to change as medical knowledge advances and new methods of treatment are developed.

We encourage you to discuss your condition and treatment with your physician. Do not hesitate to contact your physician if you have any questions.

These instructions do not take the place of directions given to you by your MD.


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