You have to fast for 4 hours before the scan.
During the procedure the patient will be asked to consume fatty meals to see the function of the gallbladder. Please speak to our technologist to understand the kind of meal you would be carrying from home.
If in doubt about pregnancy, women patients should do a pregnancy test. If positive, Nuclear Medicine is generally not recommended.
Lactating women should pump and store their breast milk before a PET-CT scan. It is safe to breastfeed the child 24 hours after the scan.
Doctor’s prescription or note indicating the type of scan to be done.
Entire current medical file and prescription set to be aware of any medical conditions and allergies, including details of treatment history.
All relevant previous reports, CDs and scan images (LFT, USG, previous HIDA scan, MRCP, CT scan).
Only one accompanying person is recommended.
Home-cooked food for the patient to eat after the scan.
Total time: 4-5 hrs. approx.
Patients can eat, drink and take medication.
Patient is required to be under observation in the clinic for approximately half an hour after the scan, till the concerned staff confirms.
It is best for the patient not to be close to children or pregnant women for the rest of the day to avoid exposing them to any radiation.
For appointment call 8869906990 or write at email@example.com atleast 1 or 2 days prior to the required date of appointment.
(Depending on the type of scan and provided another scheduled patient has cancelled. we may consider taking in walk-in patients if So do check in with our reception and our billing executives at our centre.)
We may have to cancel and reschedule your appointments at times because of reasons beyond our control – short-supply or no supply of the isotope used for the scan, machine breakdowns, etc.
As we have no control over this situation, Medcare Diagnostics would not be held liable for any harm or loss arising out of such cancellations.