Images at 4, 24 and 48 hours. Approximately 90-120 minutes per image.
list of medication to be stopped. Kindly have your clinician speak directly with Nuclear Physician for full preparation.
due to radiopharmaceutical and free circulating iodine. Patient to be on Lugol's iodine 1drop/kg up to 20 drops BD max (advised to drink with milk due to bitter taste) Begin 2 days prior to study and up to 3 days after administration.
Rising specific tumour markers, metanephrine levels
No caffeine or adrenergic stimulating diet. Eat as usual. Bring a snack for duration of study.
Patient is encouraged to drink water prior and during study