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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

Location
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Where is our location ?

It is located at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, UPM which is accessible via an entrance just before the Serdang Hospital entrance gate.


Type of services
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What are services in PPDN?

PPDN has the clinical services of PET-CT examination, CT scan examination, ultrasound scan and MRI 3-Tesla examination.

3
What methods of payment can be made for the payment of this center?

This centre accept payment by cash, credit card and debit.


Clinical
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What is 18F-FDG?

18F-FDG is a radiopharmaceutical used in the medical imaging modality positron emission tomography (PET). This radiopharmaceutical is known as analog sugar and will be injected to patient body to proceed the PET imaging diagnosis.

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How long the period of PET-CT examination?

For rest phase (45 minutes), Scan phase (30 minutes to 1 hour), Separation phase (45 minutes). Overall examination time: 2 hours to 2h 30mins.


Precaution Steps
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What are precaution steps must be taken by familys patient after the examination of PET-CT?

These precaution steps apply for 1 day (After examination) only, to ensure the fully decay of 18F-FDG in the patient body. a)Keep distance for at least 1 meter apart. b)Prevent children to close the patient. c)Keep remind patient to drink plenty of plain water. d)Separate the toilets for patient and family (if there are more than 1 toilet) e)Separate the room for patient and family.


Appointment
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If i get an order from the specialist to do an examination at PPDN, who i should contact regarding this matter?

You can call our staff nurse at 03-8947 1649 for further information.


Services
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What are the advantages of this center compared with the other centers / hospitals that offer such services?

This center promises to deliver the patients report  at least 3 days after the examination date.

Updated:: 29/09/2015 [ismarezzal]

CENTRE FOR DIAGNOSTIC NUCLEAR IMAGING
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
0389471644
0389472775
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