State-of-the-Art Bone PET-CT Scans for Accurate Assessment

India’s fastest-growing network of PET scan centres

India’s fastest-growing network of PET scan centres

10+ years of experience

10+ years of experience

Affordable and accurate diagnosis

Affordable and accurate diagnosis

2 lakh+ patients served pan-India

2 lakh+ patients served pan-India

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NaF Bone PET-CT Scan

About Bone PET-CT Scan

NaF Bone PET CT scan helps find the cause of unexplained skeletal pain and detect bone infection, injury and metastatic bone cancer (cancer that had spread from an organ to the bone). It uses 18F-NaF (Fluorine 18–Sodium Fluoride) as a radioactive tracer as it localises in the bones and gives sharp informative images. The scan requires a doctor’s prescription. Book Bone PET CT scan at an affordable cost and get reports verified by our expert doctors within 24-48 working hours.

Process of NaF Bone PET-CT Scan

Preparations for Bone PET-CT Scan

  • Wear comfortable clothing and avoid jewellery or metal objects.
  • Avoid strenuous physical activity or exercise 24 hours prior to the scan.
  • Lactating women to store her breast milk (Breast feeding can be done only after 24 hours).
  • Carry previous PET-CT reports, CDs, medical records, recent serum creatinine and fasting blood sugar reports.

Note:

  • It is advised to take an adult attendant. Children and pregnant women are not allowed to the centre as an attendant.
  • You are advised to report 1 hour before the scheduled time.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can schedule your bone PET-CT scan by following ways:

  • Fill the form on Nueclear website
  • Call us at 022-41289999/022-41282888
  • Reach us via email at info@nueclear.com or crm@nueclear.com
  • Our team will call you to book the appointme

  • Fill your details in the registration form.
  • Doctor’s prescription is checked and confirmed.
  • Duration: approx. 15-20 mins

You have the option to pay via -

  • Cash
  • Online through credit/ debit card/ online banking

  • Yes, doctors will study your medical history.
  • Previous PET-CT reports and CDs (if any). Medical records are photocopied for records and correlation.
  • Last menstrual period date is asked for females in reproductive age.
  • Patient declaration and consent is obtained.
  • Tell the doctors if you had an allergic reaction to contrast dye in the past, if any.

  • Height and weight is recorded
  • You are asked to change over to centre clothing.

  • Wear comfortable clothing and avoid jewellery or metal objects.
  • Avoid strenuous physical activity or exercise 24 hours prior to the scan.
  • Lactating women to store her breast milk (Breast feeding can be done only after 24 hours).
  • Carry previous PET-CT reports, CDs, medical records, recent serum creatinine and fasting blood sugar reports.

Note:

  • It is advised to take an adult attendant. Children and pregnant women are not allowed to the centre as an attendant.
  • You are advised to report 1 hour before the scheduled time.

You lie on your back on a table-like bed. When the scan begins:

  • The bed moves into a doughnut-shaped scanner. Now stay calm because movement can blur your images.
  • The scanner captures pictures of the body part needed to examine.

When the exam is over, the table moves back slowly out of the scanner.

The patient is likely to spend nearly 3-4 hours at the scanning centre. Majority of the time is for preparation. The scan takes 20-30 minutes.

  • The reports usually take 24-48 hours.
  • You can collect your reports from our centres between 7 to 10 pm.
  • You can also receive them via courier, email or WhatsApp.

Bone PET-CT scans are generally safe.

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