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The radiotracer travels through the area being examined and gives off energy in the form of gamma rays which are detected by a special camera and a computer to create images of the inside of your body.

Nuclear medicine imaging provides unique information that often cannot be obtained using other imaging procedures.

Tell your doctor if there’s a possibility you are pregnant or if you are breastfeeding and discuss any recent illnesses, medical conditions, allergies and medications you’re taking.

Depending on the type of exam, your doctor will instruct you on what you may eat or drink beforehand, especially if sedation is to be used.

Based on his assessment of your test results, the doctor will recommend a course of action.