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PET/CT Cardiac Inflammation Scan: How to prepare and what to expect

PET/CT Cardiac Inflammation Scan: How to prepare and what to expect
Abstract

This handout gives special instructions for patients who are having a PET/CT scan for cardiac sarcoidosis. Included are suggested foods to eat the day before, what to expect on the day of the scan, how to find the Nuclear Medicine Clinic, and how to get the results.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2009
Revision Date
10/2019
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General Subject
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Diagnostic Tests
Cardiovascular Disorders
Specific Subject/Keyword
Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Cardiovascular Disorders
Cardiovascular System
Nuclear Medicine
Radiology
PET/CT Scan (positron emission tomography/computed tomography scan)
Languages
English
Record ID
3599