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23 June 2017
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23 June 2017 | Leaflet

Nuclear Medicine DAT Brain Scan

A DAT Brain scan is a way of taking pictures of specific types of brain tissue. Images are taken using a Gamma Camera. A small amount of radioactivity is used…

23 June 2017
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23 June 2017 | Leaflet

Nuclear Medicine GI Bleed Scan

A Gastro Intestinal Bleed (GI Bleed) scan is a way of taking pictures to identify and localise internal bleeding within the small and large intestine. Images are taken using a…

23 June 2017
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23 June 2017 | Leaflet

Oesophageal Stent Insertion

The oesophagus, or gullet, is a hollow, muscular tube which takes food from the mouth down to the stomach. If it becomes blocked, then there will obviously be a problem…

23 June 2017
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23 June 2017 | Leaflet

Fetal fibronectin Testing

Fetal fibronectin is a reliable test to predict the chance of you having your baby before 34 weeks of pregnancy (preterm).

23 June 2017
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23 June 2017 | Leaflet

Nuclear Medicine Scintimammography Scan

A scintimammography scan is a way of taking pictures of the breast. Images are taken using a Gamma Camera. A small amount of radioactivity is used to produce these pictures….

23 June 2017
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23 June 2017 | Leaflet

Nuclear Medicine Kidney (Renogram) Scan

A Renogram looks at how well your kidneys are functioning. Images are taken using a Gamma Camera. A small amount of radioactivity is used to produce these pictures. The pictures…

23 June 2017
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23 June 2017 | Leaflet

Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

Various checks will be offered to you and your baby in labour. This will include listening to, or monitoring your baby’s heartbeat.

23 June 2017
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23 June 2017 | Leaflet

Clostridium Difficile

Clostridium difficile is a bacteria (germ) present in the intestine of approximately 3% of healthy adults. If this bacteria remains within the gut it will not cause any harm.

23 June 2017
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23 June 2017 | Leaflet

Feeling sick

This information is supplied by the Royal College of Anaesthetists

23 June 2017
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