Liver-Spleen Scan

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This imaging procedure is utilized to analyzing and diagnosing any conditions related to the liver and spleen. The imaging process begins through injecting the tracer to be later on received by the liver and splenic cells enabling the physician to look for structural abnormalities in addition to analyzing their functions.

Fasting: Is not preferred as you will be requested to considerably increase fluid intake, consequently increasing urination frequency.

Medication contradiction: Medications may be resumed as usual.

Tracer administration: The radiopharmaceutical will be injected intravenously.

Examination Duration: The imaging process will take up from 45 minutes to one hour. Imaging will be conducted 15 minutes after the injection. In certain occasions additional images may be required 4 hours later to the study.