Bone scan

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[edit] Patient preparation

  • Hydration
  • Remove metal objects
  • Void immediately before study

[edit] Radiopharmaceutical

Tc99m diphosphonate

[edit] Dose and route of administration

  • 20 mCi IV

[edit] Time of imaging

2-4 hours after administration of Tc99 diphosphonate

[edit] Procedure

Anterior and posterior views of the whole body

[edit] Misc

[edit] References