SPECT /CT is considered a highly hybrid technology in nuclear medicine. Introduction of the digital SPECT/CT at Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH), IMIC has seen a great deal of success in the progress towards achieving universal health coverage (UHC) efforts.
The superiority of SPECT/CT scan as an imaging tool has been demonstrated in many examinations beyond cancer management. These examinations include:
The above scans are conducted at the Integrated Molecular Imaging Centre (IMIC) with the support of a multi-disciplinary team.
HOW TO PREPARE FOR SPECT / CT
The administrative staff will advise on the preparation procedure depending on the type of exam.
HOW IS THE SCAN PERFOMED
- A written order from your physician is required prior to the start of your exam.
- You should plan to be in the scan facility for 2 hours.