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I-123 MIBG Scan: How to prepare and what to expect - 08/2021

I-123 MIBG Scan: How to prepare and what to expect
Abstract

This handout explains how to prepare for an I-123 MIBG nuclear medicine scan, which is used to check for neuroendocrine tumors (tumors that form in response to a signal from the nervous system), including pheochromocytomas in the adrenal glands. Included are how the scan works, what the patient may feel, and how to get the results.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2009
Revision Date
08/2021
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General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject/Keyword
Adrenal Glands
Cancer Detection
Nervous System
Nuclear Medicine
Radiology
Languages
English
Record ID
3664