48 hours (may extend to 72 hours depending on clinical indication)
Images at 4, 24 and 48 hours. Approximately 90-120 minutes per image.
Octreotide or somatostatin treatment for 48 hours before the study. Long acting treatment to be stopped 8 weeks. Kindly have your clinician speak directly with Nuclear Physician for full preparation.
Rising specific tumour markers
All radiology and histology required.
No specific diet. Eat as usual. Bring a snack for duration of study.
Patient is encouraged to drink water prior and during study