You must fast 6 hours before your exam (4 hours if you are diabetic).

You can drink plain, unsweetened water and take your usual medication.

The time between the intravenous injection of the radioactive drug and the production of images under the machine varies according to the indications for the DOPA PET scan. Please refer to the invitation sent to you by post.

If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, the exam could be postponed.

If you are naturally anxious, the nuclear medicine manipulator will be able to reassure you by suggesting relaxation methods. They are trained in a variety of methods, and our PET rest boxes are equipped with a personalized musical relaxation application.