Department of Nuclear Medicine

Having an examination

PET SCAN

18FDG PET ONCOLOGY-INFLAMMATION

This examination is prescribed to clarify an image seen on another imaging examination, for diagnosis or to monitor the progression of tumours or to investigate certain other inflammatory or infectious diseases (except heart disease).

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BRAIN 18-FDG PET

Investigation of cognitive impairment, certain speech disorders and certain motor impairments.

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18FDG PET Inflammation of the heart or Endocarditis

This examination is prescribed when an infection of the heart, a prosthetic valve, or a pacemaker probe is suspected, or in certain inflammatory heart diseases.

18-NAF PET SCAN

Examination prescribed for the assessment of the extension of certain tumours, in certain rheumatological disorders and for the evaluation of atheroma plaques on arterial walls.
In some cases, 18F-NaF PET replaces bone scanning.

18F-DOPA BRAIN PET SCAN

Examination prescribed to explore certain motor disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, and certain memory disorders.

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18F-CHOLINE PET

This examination is prescribed in certain prostate, liver or brain diseases.

18F-DOPA PET

This examination is prescribed to assess certain endocrine tumours and to investigate certain neurological syndromes.

18F-CHOLINE PET SCAN of the parathyroid

Examination prescribed for the assessment of a parathormone elevation, in order to locate the hyperfunctional parathyroid gland(s)