This information has been prepared by the Australasian Association of Nuclear Medicine Specialists (AANMS) to:
(a) outline the applications of the more commonly performed nuclear medicine and PET procedures
(b) assist referrers in requesting the most appropriate procedure for a given patient, or
(c) use as a basis for discussion with the nuclear medicine specialist to whom you refer.
For any further information about nuclear medicine and PET scans, other clinical problems and less commonly performed procedures, please contact your nuclear medicine specialist colleague.
Information for Patients about Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography Scans
Here are answers to some of the questions you may have when your doctor suggests you have nuclear medicine or positron emission tomography (PET) scan.
The nuclear medicine service will give you more detailed information about the procedure you are to have.
Here are answers to some of the questions you may have when your doctor suggests you have nuclear medicine therapy.
The nuclear medicine service will give you more detailed information about the treatment you are to have.
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