Nuclear Medicine - Liver-Spleen
What is a Liver / Spleen Scan?
A liver/spleen scan is a diagnostic exam to evaluate liver function for the detection of cancer or cirrhosis. Small radioactive isotope of 99mTc-Sulfer Colloid is used.
Abnormal liver enzymes
History of cancer
No barium exams prior to exams
You will be in the department for 45 minutes for injection and scan
Multiple images for Liver/Spleen will be taken
LAO, RAO, ANT, POST, LPO, RPO views