How to prepare for an investigation

The preparation is different depending on the diagnostic investigation.

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PET and PET/CT scans require fasting for 6 hours. You may drink water, tea or coffee – but you may not eat for 6 hours prior to the PET scan and NO added sugar nor milk in coffee or tea. If you have diabetes special recommendations apply, if in doubt please contact us.

Cardiac exams including stress test require no caffeine for 24 hours prior to the scan (thus no coffee, tea, chocolate or soft drinks as cola or Faxe Kondi). It may also require pausing of certain medications prior to the examination, if in doubt please contact us.

Thyroid scans may require cessation of certain medications prior to the scan. In that case you will be informed by your referring physician.


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