Preparation & Precautions
You will be informed by us, which medications should not be taken prior to the examination.
If you believe you are pregnant or if you are breastfeeding, please bring this to our attention upon receipt of this information sheet.
At the beginning you will get an injection of the radioactive tracer. The first scan will be acquired 5 hours after the injection, another one 24 h later. Each scan will last approximately 1 hour.
No side effects are to be expected. Please inform us if you suffer from any allergies. The radiation dose of the examination is comparable to one to two times the natural yearly radiation dose in Zurich. The examination can also be performed in children.