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PET Scanner

 

Siemens Biograph 16 family integrates performing CT and PET technology into one flexible, high-powered medical imaging platform, for versatility, high –image quality and speed.

With a compact footprint and low system weight for its capability, the Siemens Biograph 16 PET CT machine is a fully integrated 16-slice scanner that produces remarkably detailed images while assuring maximum patient comfort. The system is very valuable in the identification of neurological, oncological and cardiac conditions in patients and in supporting therapy planning.

Preparation

  • Diabetics should discuss the preparation with their physician before making any alteration to their diet.

    24 hours prior to your appointment:

      • Refrain from consuming any caffeine, including any decaffeinated products for 24 hours prior to your exam. Note that decaffeinated products still contain small amounts of caffeine.

12 hours prior to your appointment:

      • Stay on a low carbohydrate diet.
        - Do not engage in any strenuous exercise.
        - Do not chew gum.  
        - Avoid mints.

6 hours prior to your appointment:

      • - Do not eat anything.
        - Drink several glasses of water.
        - Take any prescribed medications as usual.
        - If you need to eat, please stick to a small PROTEIN ONLY meal.
        - If you are diabetic, please consult your doctor for questions regarding diet and medication


 
     
 
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