Bone Scan

To detect abnormalities in the bone, metastatic work up for cancer patients and for back pain evaluation.

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Indication

  • Back pain.

  • AVN

  • Osteomyelitis

  • Metastatic work up for carcinoma

Acquisition Parameter As Per NITS

  • Patient should void prior to the scan and have to remove all the external metal items in the body.

  • This procedure will be 20 mins.

  • This scan can be acquired either continuous mode or step and shoot mode, matrix = 256x1024.

  • Whole body should be acquired, subsequently it required spot views have to be taken in the matrix of 256x256.

  • And also Tomo for localization of lesions.

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