What is a Bone Marrow Scan?

This test is usually done after a White Cell Scan, please inform our reception staff if you have had any previous scans prior to your appointment. A Bone Marrow scan localises sites of infection within your bone marrow usually at a joint replacement.

How do I prepare for a Bone Marrow Scan?

There are no preparations for this scan, you can eat and drink and work as per normal.

What happens during a Bone Marrow Scan?

You will be injected with a radioactive material and asked to wait at reception for about 30mins, after which we take images for about 1hr.

Are there any side effects of a Bone Marrow Scan?


How long does a Bone Marrow Scan take?

1.5 hours

When can I expect the results of my Bone Marrow Scan?

Results are usually ready the next day.

Will there be any fees involved?

No, all our scans are bulk billed.

Please contact us with any questions you have.

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