Whole Body PET CT Scan

What is the Whole Body Pet CT Scan Test?

Whole Body PET CT Scan (FDG) is a nuclear medicine-based imaging test. It helps to detect the root cause of several health issues.

Why is it done?

This test is done using F-fluorodeoxyglucose to diagnose patients for different kinds of neurological conditions, oncology (cancers), heart diseases, and certain infections. 

Procedure:

You will be given nuclear medicine in a specific manner around 30-45 minutes before inserting into a large tube like scanner. Now, the machine will take several images, using a computer, to know the severity of the problem.

How does one prepare for a test?

Customers are required to observe necessary fasting for at least 8 hours before undergoing the test. Change to a loose gown, remove all kinds of metal items from body, keep calm and comply with technician's instructions

Required documents:

•    Doctor's prescription slip
•    Documents related to medical history
•    Any valid ID proof for verification 

Aftercare:

Wait for some time, to normalize, after leaving the machine. Collect reports and go home. The residue of nuclear medicine will automatically flush out of your body in a week. Till then, keep drinking water as much as you can and maintain a safe distance from ladies and children.

Cost of Whole Body PET CT Scan (FDG) in Delhi:

This test costs around Rs.23000-24000/-  Reach a certified diagnostic center as early as possible for the best results.

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DETAILS

Test Type Whole Body PET CT Scan
Includes
Preparation
  • 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 4 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 center between 7.30 to 8.30, after 8.30 not allowed.
Reporting

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Test Price: ₹ 15000 ₹ 23900

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