Bone Marrow Scan

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Bone marrow scan is essentially a procedure that is beneficial to mapping bone marrow distribution principally for detecting any abnormalities or changes. Commonly used for detecting conditions such as infected joint prosthesis, bone infarcts and hematological disorders, in addition to distinguishing between bone infracts and bone infections.

Fasting: Is not preferred as you will be requested to considerably increase fluid intake, consequently increasing urination frequency, as you will be requested to empty your bladder immediately prior to the procedure.

Medication contradiction: None, you may continue taking any medications.

Tracer administration: The radiopharmaceutical tracer will be injected intravenously.

Examination duration: The imaging process will take up from 20 minutes up to one hour; the imaging will be conducted 45 minutes after the tracer is injected.

Additional related examinations: Additional imaging maybe required depending on the examination outcome.