Brain PET Scan Test, Procedure and Cost

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Brain PET Scan

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Brain PET CT Scan (Brain Positron Emission Tomography Scan) is a safe diagnostic imaging technique used to visualize the brain and its functioning. Doctors prescribe the scan to detect cancer, assess the brain after trauma, to monitor the treatment process of the brain.

It helps in the diagnosis of various medical conditions such as Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease and stroke. It shows detailed images of the Brain and also the metabolic changes.

Why is Brain PET CT Scan Performed?

  • To diagnose Alzheimer’s disease
  • To diagnose whether cancer has spread or not
  • To diagnose Parkinson’s disease
  • To determine the stoke problem
  • To diagnose seizure or epilepsy
  • To evaluate the brain after trauma
  • To detect the brain cancer
  • To monitor the effects of treatment

How is Brain PET CT Scan Performed?

PET CT Radiologist will explain the whole procedure.

How one Can Prepare for Brain PET CT Scan?

You will get detailed instructions to make the procedure easy and stress-free for you before undergoing the scan.

  • Fasting of 12-8hours required for the scan
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant
  • Before the scan, we will be asked to remove the jewellery, and clothes and change into a Patient gown for the procedure.
  • Notify the doctor about the medication you are taking
  • Previous medical reports are required.

Cost of the Brain PET CT Scan

The cost of a Brain PET CT Scan near me in Delhi ranges from INR 11,950 to INR 23,900.

Book Brain PET Scan online at Ganesh Diagnostic Centre

To provide hassle-free diagnostic service we also provide online service to book your appointment. At Ganesh Diagnostic, you can book Brain PET Scan Test online by scheduling your appointment. Quick, non-invasive PET CT appointment is available for detailed insights into your body. Schedule now for a comprehensive health assessment. We are 24/7 Open at your service.

Test Type Brain PET Scan

Brain PET Scan (PET Scan

  • Book your slot, one day before the test.
  • Wear loose-fitting cloth.
  • Remove the object that contains Metal, such as Jewellery, Hair Clips, watches, Rings, or any other similar objects from scanning part of the body, so as to avoid a bright or blank spot on the diagnostic film.
  • You must inform the technologist, radiology nurse, and/or physician if you have allergies, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are on medication.
  • Minimum 12 hours fasting required.
  • Latest (1 Week) Serum Creatinine or KFT and Blood Sugar reports required.
  • Bring all documents and reports related to medical history like MRI, CT Scan, Biopsy, FNAC, and Previous Pet ct reports (if available).
  • Carry your ID Proof.
  • Available at the Ganesh Diagnostic centre between 7.30 to 8.30, after 8.30 not allowed.

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Test Price ₹ 11950 ₹ 23900
Frequently Asked Questions

The technician would insert the intravenous catheter (IV) into the arm.  Special dye with radioactive tracers will be injected into your veins through the IV. The body would further need time to absorb tracers as the blood flows through your brain, so one would have to wait before the scan begins. This would typically take around an hour’s time.

During the scan, one should be very still so that the images taken aren't blurry in nature. Moreover, it takes around 30 minutes to further complete a PET-CT scan and if it is a PET-MRI scan, then 45 minutes.

One of major drawbacks to standard PET is that images are of significantly of lower resolution than that of CT or MRI, and PET scan is generally considered to be poor at further delineating anatomic detail.

The PET/CT would expose you to about a 25 mSv of radiation. This is considered to be equal to around 8 years of the average background along with radiation exposure.

If you are drinking plenty of water and consuming fluids after your scan, this can further help you to flush the radioactive tracer out from the body.

As precautionary measure, you might be further advised to avoid any prolonged close contact with any pregnant women, the babies or any children for few hours post PET scan, as you could be slightly radioactive in this time frame.

The Positron emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear medicine imaging technique that is known to use different radiotracers in the evaluation of different metabolic patterns, to detect any particular advancement and the pathophysiological changes in oncological patients, including the ones suffering from brain tumors.

You would not be experiencing any significant side effects post PET scan and you can also go home the same day of your scan.

These results of the scan would usually be available the very next day after your scan at Ganesh Diagnostic and Imaging Center.

Do not eat or drink anything, except for water, for at least 6 hours before exam. You can drink water, and drinking more water would be even until the late arrival.

The PET scan usually causes no pain. The table for the test is either hard or cold, but you could also request a blanket or a pillow.

There is no particular recovery time required, unless you had been given any medicine to relax further.

It is amongst a few imaging tools for which some limits have been imposed— currently, there are about three follow-up PET scans per individual, even when the doctors have only ordered them after detecting an anomaly on computed tomography (CT) scan.

In general the foods to avoid after the PET scan include food with high carbohydrate content: For example- Pasta, waffles, oats, potatoes, rice, raisins, bagels, and bread Along with this, consuming - Sugar, coffee, and cigarettes and additional items that might affect outcomes of the PET scan.

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