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PET Scan in Europe

Hospitals and medical centers in Europe performing PET Scan.

Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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Hygeia Hospital

The unified Hygeia & Mitera Hospital imaging departments constitute the largest state-of-the art imaging complex in Greece, both in private and public healthcare sector.

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PET CT

1,950 US$

Neolife Oncology Center

The center offers any and all diagnostic and therapeutic services with international patients from many countries of world based on its success in oncologic treatment. International Patient Services render services round the clock to organize accommodation, translation and transport services.

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PET-CT Scan Package

1,200 US$

Hospital Ruber Internacional

The highly specialized Department of Radiology at the Hospital Ruber Internacional provides patients with the most important advances in state-of-the-art technology.

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Anadolu Medical Center

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

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HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Hospital Universitario HM Montepríncipe

The HM Monteprincipe is a fully equipped private healthcare facility offering access to state-of-the-art digital imaging services including radiology, ultrasound, mammography, CT scans, MRI, pediatric magnetic resonance, cardiac resonance, bone densitometry and orthopantomography.

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Hospital Universitario HM Sanchinarro

Facts as fundamental as the incorporation of computers in the field of medical diagnosis have allowed the digitalization of the radiological image , giving way to the use of ultrasound and computed tomography and, with them, a new concept of axial anatomical vision of the body.

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Klinikum Stuttgart

One of Germany's largest hospitals, made up of more than 50 clinics and specialist institutes spanning all medical specialties. Kinikum Stuttgart is regarded as one of the best hospitals in Germany, and is a referral center for oncology, ENT, pediatrics and more.

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Medipol Mega University Hospital

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

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About PET Scan

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is a PET scan?
A PET scan (positron emission tomography) is an imaging test that can help reveal how your tissues and organs are functioning. To show this chemical activity, a small amount of radioactive material must enter your body.

The precise type of radioactive material, and its delivery method, depends on which organ or tissue is being studied by the PET scan. The radioactive material may be injected into a vein, inhaled or swallowed.

What are PET scans used for?
Currently, PET scans are most commonly used to detect:
- cancer
- heart problems
- brain disorders
- central nervous system disorders

Is the PET scan painfull?
When the radioactive substance is inserted into your vein you will feel temporary pain.
There shouldn't be any pain during the actual PET scan.
 
What other tests are combined with a PET scan?
PET scan is often combined with other imaging tests, such as CT scan and MRI.
The combination of the tests improves the clarity of the images and makes it easier for the physician to interpret the results.

Duration of procedure/surgery : The test takes between 1.5 to 2 hours to complete.

Days admitted : PET scan is done on an outpatient basis. No hospitalization is required.

Risks : A radioactive substance is used during a PET scan, but the amount of radiation that you are exposed to is low and is not considered dangerous.

However, for pregnant woman and for woman who are breastfeeding, the radioactive material might be harmful.

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