PARATHYROID SCAN

WHAT IS A NUCLEAR MEDICINE PARATHYROID SCAN?

A nuclear medicine parathyroid scan is a type of nuclear medicine study used to localize abnormal or over active parathyroid glands.

WHERE ARE NUCLEAR MEDICINE PARATHYROID SCANS OFFERED?

Radiology Associates of Ocala offers nuclear medicine parathyroid scans at the Medical Imaging Center at Windsor Oaks.

WHAT TO EXPECT

You will receive an injection of a radioactive material into a vein in your arm. After 5 minutes has passed, your first set of images will take place. You will be required to lie still on your back on the exam table while the images are taken. The first set of images will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. Additional imaging will then be performed 2 hours later.

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