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PET/CT F18 Fluoride Bone Scan: How to prepare for your scan - 08/2021

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
08/2021
PDFs
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General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Specific Subject/Keyword
Bone Diseases
Bones
Nuclear Medicine
Patient Care Procedures and Instructions
PET/CT Scan (positron emission tomography/computed tomography scan)
Radiology
Languages
English
Record ID
3678