Answers in 'Nuclear medicine'
15yr old male,Adrenal pheochromocytoma with liver and lung metastasis.MIBG nuclide positive. is there’s any effective therapy besides chemo?
31 m Heart rate :: beat takes longer to to accelerate feels heavy now and my pulse feels weak past 5 months seen lung and heart doc chest ct :: bronchoso :: vq scan :: echo :: stress nuclear :: holter :: ekg :: pft showed + methanine airway dise can do that?
31y male Middle Easterner unable to accelerate heart rate despite exercise, says inspiration is stuck in mid-chest. Test results negative so far.....?
3cm nodule on rt lung hilerregion? Pet scan this am,can scan cause cancer & what are side effects? I'm scared to have cancer &nodule in lowerlft lung!
31 m Still having bad wheezing and chest pain. Sometimes squeezing and dull. Always breathless heavy. Breathing patterns are different. Heart doc did stress echo holter and ekg . Lung doc did broncho Ct scan of chest vq scan pft methan reactive airw?
31 m heavy breathing :: shortness breath feels full at rest. Gets worse daily. Breathing patterns becoming different Got echo holter nuclear stress test :: bronchoscopy pft and chest Ct scan normal. Pft showed positive mehtanine airway D? Cancer?heart
31 m - Is a bronchoscopy :: chest Ct scan with contrast and Vq scan good enough to rule out lung cancer or lung problems ?
35 y::O male.Went to a Doctor and got a EKG, Echo, and Nuclear Stress Test. All came back good. BP120::82-LDL-112:: HDL-35:: Tri-100. Should I be worried?
49 year-old woman unable to eat, with chronic weakness, fatigue, dysautonomia, tremors, plus intermittent cognitive, motor and balance problems.....?
52 y::O male. Had a nuclear stress test. My heart rate goal was 143, that was achieved in about 12 min. My blood pressure was 190::82. is that good::Bad?
Abd pain, nausea for months. Med history includes lupus.MD wants to look at gall bladder,etc Ordered NM PET scan. Is that the same thing as HIDA scan?
A Ct looking for PE,had incidental nodules finding in rt hiler.a 3.5 mass, Pet Scan suggests malignancy and Bronchoscope showed no cancer? Now what?
Are there any risks of a cisternogram?
And if shows up a a nuclear pet scan and there is no blockage after a cardio cat. What could be done to prevent problems(heart attack, or worse?
Any radiologist know why PET scans are not approved by medicare for evaluation of SCLC but is for NSCLC. Does it mean they don't visualize sclc well?
Am I suppose to settle for how I'm feeling ? Holter ekg nuclear stress endosco- colonoscopy. CBC and panel. I can't catch a breathe and have to breathe heavy. My heart beat feels silent and can't hear it. My headache today caused me to throw up 5 tin
All the tests I took days everything's normal i know I have anxiety but my body doesn't feel normal. Dry mouth coughed blood. Hard beat isn't strong even when I workout it beats fast but not strong. Doing a nuclear stress should i get a pet scan?
Abdominal pain, mid center to right, Ultrasound, HIDA, & CT, blood work all normal. Pain is increasingly horrible still. Going on 8 months. Any ideas?
Bone scan-There is a round area of slight
increased blood pool activity below the heart measuring approximately 77 by 56mm. What does it mean?
Been told if cannot locate slow intermittent csf leak on cisternogram doesn't mean I don't have one.wat do I do next if this is the case???
Bilateral asymmetric hydronephrosis. No blockage on CT or nuclear scan. Symptoms of prolapse, incontinence, slow flow. Doc wants UPJO surgery. Agree?
Bloods done last week shows d dimer positive, I've gone for vq scan at hospital they said fine sent me home now doc sent letter to see him I'm nervous
Brain spect grossly irregular activity in large area cerebral cortex with relative sparing of the occipital region possibly the R frontal area
Can birth control pills just stop working or work less effectively?
Can dexilant cause chest pain? had cardiac ct scan, wore a monitor, blood work, chest X-ray, abdominal MRI, and Hida scan. All good. No stress test.
Can small bowel lymphoma ( lymphoma of mesentery ) being missed on whole-body PET::Ct scan?
Can I get an infection from a mosquito bite?
Dull pain for months in RUQ, especially after eating anything with fat. ALT was 122 on 12::16, 34 on 1::17, 100 on 5::17. ALP normal. US only shows 5mm polyp on GB. HIDA is 88%. Every other liver enzyme::Disease test is neg. Endoscopy neg. Remove GB?
Diagnosed- malignant melanoma 5::2017 Diagnosed - treated for anal cancer 5::2016. Pet scan done in March '16. If MM has spread, wouldn't PET scan show?
Do I take blood pressure pills before a nuclear stress test?
Dr Kanran parsa been advised and booked to have a cisternogram would this provoke a leak?
Does a gastric emptying study show cancer as well as slow emptying?
Distant and weak pulse with headaches and full deep seperate breaths. Been for almost 8 months and feels like it's getting worse everyday. Feels like cardiac tamponade symptoms. Got s nuclear stress and a holter ekg ?
Doing a nuclear stress test tomorrow! Would this tell me Whats wrong ? had catscan X-ray echo ekg and I have a really hard time breathing just sitting down and long breathe like Igonna pass out. I can't feel my heart beat my chest. Weak. Headaches
Endoscope hida scan normal excruciating pain for a few seconds off and on in stomach where ribs meet, I'm thinking gastritis? ? Tyvm
Fatigue for 2 years with some muscle loss. Pet::Ct scan was negative. What is chance of it missing lung cancer (exsmoker sorry, clean 2 years). Thanks?
Good friend had body PetScan. Met about an hour later for lunch and gave her big hug and kiss hello. Did I expose myself to radiation from the PetScan?
Going in tomorrow for cisternogram to locate slow intermittent csf leak.any info on what will happen,how long it will take,will they defo find leak?
Gotten catscan chest stomach :: holter :: blood tests cbc panel :: cta angio :: echo:: colon :: endo doors :: capsule end :: MRI head vq scan pft all normal airway disease but headaches daily weak pulse ch tightness cancer? Am I crazy? zoloft safe to tak?
Got hida scan of gallbladder, ejection was 94% which is good. But am bein sent to Genral surgeon and dont know why. Why would this happen?
I had rectal cancer last year and had surgery that left me with a permanent colostomy. I had a PET scan and my oncologist sent me a copy of the ?
How soon after cisternogram can I drink alcohol?
Hi I have a sore spot on my spine which I'm due2hav X-ray& I'm having a cisternogram in 2weeks would this be a problem for the cisternogram procedure?
How is a CT Cisternogram done? I'm having done with a full spine CT Myelogram
Hi could you please explain what "moderately intense increased tracer uptake at the L5-S1 level of the lumbar spine and L4-5 level and right hip joint?
Husband can't lie flat on back w::O not being able to breath. He's doing hida scan today and worried about lying on back for so long. He truly can't. ?
Has anyone had any luck with Adderall in treating Binge Eating Disorder? Vyvanse recently approved but SNRI contraindicates. Echo::Muga prior to Rx?
Had bone scan with radioactive dye @15yrs due to unexplained pain. Later told most dye had concentrated in breasts. Why would it? Possible reasons?
How can I ask for an MRI or PET scan to see if there are any anomalies in my brain?
How long does a fracture stay intensely bright on a bone scan? It's been 7 months with sternal fx in 2 areas + still bright. Dr will rescan in 6 month
Hello doctor....my lymph node swollen and I got fever and tiredness for 10 days ,and PET CT scan says it seems to be like lymphoma but biopsy result s?
Had Vq scan they injected dye but didn't stick needle in me put little tube in my arm injected it into that what is the tube thing?
How long does it take to get sunburned?
In Jan, I had 5 x-rays,c scan and barium enema now I am going to have a non walking nuclear stress test. Is this too radistion in this time.frame?
Is it safe to have acupuncture a week after cisternogram?
I feel i have pressure on front and top of my head, back of throat and near my nose. abd a headache on and off. no discharge or fever.
Increased tracer uptake in the cervical spine:: body scan. Neck pain associated w:: torn labrum. COPD diagnosis as well. Is this worth a second look?
Is boost as effect of cck injection?If my hospital uses boost drink. Can they use cck instead?Because i have chronic nausea. for hida with ef.
I have pain::Classic gallbladder symptoms for 4 years recent ct scan showed no stones and 3 hida scans normal, can I still have a GB issue & get it out?
Incidental finding of rt hiler mass,pet scan showed suspicious for malignancy. Bronchoscope shows no cancer Wednesday.Tissue samples taken.Now what?
I have health anxiety.Recently went to ER w::Chest pains.Lab work,XRay,and nuclear stress test all came back normal. Still have heart palpitations.Why?
I had a nuclear pathoroid test yesterday today I have sore throat feel really tired and ache all over I have lupus could test have given me a flare?
In past 3years I have had 3 CT scans and 1 pet::Ct scan all negative. Do I need more scans to rule out lung cancer? Still have fatigue and muscle loss
I have had burning chest pain for 8 months.I had MRI,CT nuclear bone scan and intercostal nerve block and GI workup. What should I do now?
Is Hyperkinetic gallbladder real? I've had random right UQ::Back pain and nausea for months now, as well as a slight ALT elevation. HIDA scan was 88%
I just had an hida scan. During the second half I started to get internediate pain on both sides but mostly the left side. Can gallbladder disease sti?
Is it normal to feel dizzy and light-headed the day after having the scan and ingesting the radioactive
I have a 3.4 cm mass on my lung, I've had the ct scan with contrast a pet scan, the mass lilt up good being 10.25 what else could it b beside cancer?
I've had RUQ pressure::Ache, fatigue, intermittent nausea and diarrhea for 1 year. HIDA scan 3 weeks ago-94% EF. Thoughts?
My mom had a pet ct scan yesterday to see the enormity of the cancer in her lungs and lymph nodes and is experiencing a nose bleed. Is that normal?
My pet scan was highly suspicious for malignancy in rt lung.Now onto Bronchoscope so didn't pet confirm cancer?This cancer isn't curable!
My girl 16 years old has hyperthyroidism. normal scan showed a small nodule. doc ordered a tc99 scan. is this scan safe for a 16 yrs old.
My dad was diagnosed with esophagus cancer. he had a pet scan and they found liver and lymph node cancer. said forth stage. can this be cured?
My 6y had a solid gastric emptying study. emptying %'s: 1hr 16%, 2hr 40.6% & 4hr 82%.hes fft, has early satiety. dr said results normal. your opinion?
My tsh level showing 9.1 . my doc did an anti tpo check value is normal (26) . also did thyroid scan , it is also normal . doctor didn't prescribe any medicine. bit confused what could be reason for high TSH
Nuclear stress vs regular stress test, which one to choose or just follow yr doc instructions?
No gallbladder issues according to hida. Nausea and vomiting, especially in car. Bloating after small meals. Pain in abdomen. Dizziness. What is this?
Petscan showed spots on neck and groin what kind of infection can cause this?
Present nuclear bone scan: more uptake than previously at L3L4,L5S1.Also the prev. titanium screws for a fusion done for L4L5 displaced. What to do?
Radiology - in sclc is the primary tumor normally difficult to see on a CT scan? Heard that often only spread to nodes can be seen. Pet scan better?
Does a PET scan have a much better chance of picking up a central lung cancer if it was missed at LDCT?
SPECT of the spine shows moderate increased uptake in the anterior aspect of +::- L3 and in the thoracic
vertebrae. What does this mean?
Since pet scan shows only one area of lung which is very suspicious for malignancy, does that mean if it's cancer that it hasn't metastasis? Thank you
Should a HIDA scan be done if liver US showed fluid around gallbladder (no stones) & I've had n::V, abd pain x weeks? Symptoms improved some.
Sharp pain behind middle of ribs. Lost 30 lbs Was diagnosed with gastritis and hiatal hernia. GBEF came back 7% they suggest removal of GB. Thoughts?
URQ ab pain radiating to back for 6 mnths after meals & when active::Bloating after meals::No stones on US but HIDA was 0%. Is GB removal the answer?
Ultrasound, HIDA, Gastric Emptying Tests all negative. Blood sed rate indicates inflammation. Can EPS cause upper abdominal & ruq pain like gall pain?
Which test exposes patients to more radiation? Is it PET scan or CT scan?
What's the best way to treat gallbladder dyskinesia?
What to do if a very small intermittent csf leak can't be detected on a cisternogram ?
Will a cisternogram provoke an intermittent csf leak with head being tilted down?my doc wants to do1to locate leak as I've had meningitis twice.
Would a cisternogram provoke an intermittentcsf leak with head being tilted?my doc wants to do1to locate the intermitentleak as I've had meningitis X2
Would an intermittent csf leak not be provoked by cisternogram?as Head is tilted down would this not put pressure on dura?
What does "slight" mean on the result from my bone scan? Slight increase in prominence in left eighth rib and right iliac
What does "uptake" mean on a bone scan as in "mildly increased uptake involving the RIGHT C6-C7 facet joint?
What test is best to rule out lung cancer or lukemia ? MRI with contrast or pet scan ? Been having heavyness weak pulse for 6 months
With a hida scan result of 11% would u recommend getting my gallbladder out? I have some right rib discomfort and 5 days of nausea.
What are the risks associated with Gamma Knife treatment?
Went got all blood tests was normal :: nuclear stress test normal :: chest X-ray :: catscan :: colonoscopy :: endo :: pft :: still feel tightness and like can't catch my breath and my heart beat gonna stop. Getting worse and worse . Cardiol said clear?lung?
What are the possible dangerous side effects of VQ scan on baby in pregnancy? I am 20 weeks pregnant with twins and dr recommend me to have vq scan