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PET/CT FDG Brain Scan: How to prepare and what to expect - 03/2023
PET/CT FDG Brain Scan: How to prepare and what to expect
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This handout explains a positron emission tomography (PET)/CT FDG brain scan, which allows doctors to see your brain while it is working. This scan is often used to check for tumors and to find the reason for memory problems. Included are how to prepare for the scan, what to expect, and how to get your results.
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
PET/CT Scan (positron emission tomography/computed tomography scan)