What is a Gallium Scan?
A gallium scan is used to look for areas of inflammation
How do I prepare for a Gallium Scan?
There are no preparations for this scan, you can eat and drink and work as per normal.
What happens during a Gallium Scan?
You will be injected with a radioactive material and you will be asked to return 48hrs later for images. We will then take pictures for 1.5 hrs.
Are there any side effects?
How long does a Gallium Scan take?
The injection will take about 10minutes. You will then return to our practice 48hrs later for pictures which will take about 1.5hrs.
When can I expect the results of my Gallium Scan?
Results are usually ready the next day.
Will there be any fees involved?
No, all our scans are bulk billed.