Everything you need to know about PET/CT
How PET/CT scans work
PET CT imaging uses a radioactive tracer called a positron emitter. A small amount of this tracer is injected into a patient’s vein. Images are then taken to show the distribution of the tracer in the body. A PET/CT scanner looks similar to a CT scanner.
A PET/CT scan can be used to examine many pathologies, including:
What to expect
The day of the PET/CT scan
2 - 3hrs