DOPA Brain PET CT Scan is a molecular imaging test. This diagnosis basically focuses on studying the real-time situation of Parkinson's Disease.
Why is it done?
FDA has approved this diagnosis for dementia. Doctors also prescribe undergoing this test to examine the existence of Alzheimer's changes. Parkinson's usually occurs with Alzheimer's.
Radiologists will add radioactive tracers to your bloodstream by specific means. Next, you will be inserted into a highly sensitive machine to capture detailed images using a computer and other required machines.
How does one prepare for a test?
Stop doing strenuous physical exercise in the gym or park 48 hours before the scheduled time. You are also advised to follow a very low carbohydrate/sugar diet. Also, observe fasting for at least 6 hours before undergoing the test.
• Doctor's prescription slip
• Documents related to medical history
• Any valid ID proof for verification
Drinking a lot of water is also advised. Also, make sure that you maintain a safe distance from children and females for the next 4-5 days.
Cost of DOPA Brain PET CT Scan:
This test costs around Rs.21000-23900/- Reach certified diagnostic centre like Ganesh Diagnostic as early as possible for best results.MAKE A PAYMENT BOOK TEST SAMPLE
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