PET/CT is a diagnostic imaging method of nuclear medicine mainly used for the diagnosis of cancer. The examination combines functional (metabolic) and anatomical (morphological) images within one device. The examination requires intravenous administration of special radioactive substances called radiopharmaceuticals and possibly also iodine contrast agents for more accurate imaging.
The waiting time is typically short, ranging from 2 to 3 weeks. We will be happy to call you if an earlier date becomes available.
We perform PET/CT examinations on the basis of a medical recommendation (referral).
On the day of your examination, bring the original referral for the PET/CT examination with the stamp and signature of the doctor who issued it.
For patients with a valid Czech health insurance, PET/CT examinations at PTC is paid for by the health insurance company, with the exception of ZP 213 (Revírní bratrská pokladna).
In order to save you from possible worries about the examination, we have prepared some basic information about PET/CT examinations. You will learn what the PET/CT is, what awaits you, how long the examination takes, and what restrictions there are.
You do not need to print this document or sign it at this point, it is mainly for you to review from the comfort of your home. We can print the informed consent and give it to you to sign when you come to PTC for your appointment.
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