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Bone scan: How to prepare

Bone scan: How to prepare
Abstract

This handout explains a bone scan, a diagnostic nuclear medicine procedure used to assess abnormalities of the bones and joints. It includes how to prepare for the scan, how it works, how it is done, what the patient may feel during the scan, and how to get the results.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2005
Revision Date
11/2016
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General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject/Keyword
Joints
Bones
Radiology
Languages
English
Record ID
3144