Adler Institute for Advanced Imaging

FOR PATIENTS

What is PET and PET/CT?

Why your doctor ordered a scan for you and what is the benefit.


Schedule An Appointment

Phone number to call, hours, insurance information.


Prepare for Your Scan

What to do before coming in for your scan.


What to Expect

What you will experience while getting your scan.


After Your Scan

Post-procedure directions and information.


FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions.



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PATIENTSAfter Your Scan

After You Have Had Your Scan

  • You may leave immediately.
  • Your activity will not be restricted. You may drive if you wish, resume your normal diet, exercise and take all prescribed medications.
  • As an extra precaution, avoid getting close to an infant or anyone who is pregnant for eight hours immediately following the scan.
  • Your PET/CT scan images will be reviewed by a PET/CT physician who will send a report to your doctor.
  • Your doctor will contact you about the results of your PET/CT scan.