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PET/CT F18 Fluoride Bone Scan: How to prepare for your scan

PET/CT F18 Fluoride Bone Scan: How to prepare for your scan
Abstract

This handout explains how to prepare for a PET/CT F18 fluoride bone scan, which is done to diagnose certain bone conditions. Included are how the scan is done, what the patient may feel during the scan, and how to get the result.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2010
Revision Date
03/2019
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General Subject
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject/Keyword
Bone Diseases
Bones
Nuclear Medicine
Patient Care Procedures and Instructions
Radiology
PET/CT Scan (positron emission tomography/computed tomography scan)
Languages
English
Record ID
3678