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Gallium 68 (G68)

Gallium 68 (G68)

Radioactive Diagnostic Agent

What is Gallium 68 (G68) and how does it help in the treatment?

Gallium 68 is a radioactive diagnostic agent used in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging. It is a high-definition technology with molecular imaging, enabling the doctors to:

  • Precisely scan the Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), in a short span of time.
  • Identifies the smaller lesions, which was previously missed in the conventional PET CT.
  • Stages the level of disease, facilitating a better treatment plan and excellent outcomes.

How would a patient be benefited by this scan?

Gallium (G68) is an advanced a technology that has the following benefits for the patients:

  • Reduces the scan time for the patients significantly.
  • Comfortable for obese as well claustrophobic patients due to wide bore and short tunnel.
  • Reduction in radiation dose to the patient due to reduced administration of radiopharmaceuticals.
  • Better management of patient due to Identification of undetected lesion.
  • Overall, less discomfort to the patient

Where you can get Gallium 68 (G68) scan done?

The unique Gallium 68 scan is available at Apollo Specialty Cancer Hospital, Teynampet  in Chennai, a 300 bedded facility with state-of-the-art technology and world class treatment.

For any enquiry contact at 99411 58888

UPDATED ON 05/04/2021

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