What to expect on the day of your scan
INITIO offers a variety of scans to suit each patient’s individual needs based on their medical history. Each scan has specific preparation that must be followed before, during and/or after the appointment. It is important that the preparation necessary for the appointment is followed. Upon booking the appointment, we will provide an appointment letter, which will include the pre-scan preparation necessary for the appointment which you are scheduled for.
In order to make sure that a PET/CT scan is right for you and is performed safely and effectively, we use the following process:
Note: For PSMA scans no special preparation is required. You can keep eating, drinking, and taking medications as prescribed.
Our clinic is welcoming and designed for patient comfort. Focused on individualized patient needs and care, we offer a private, comfortable room in which patients can receive their radioisotope injection and relax while preparing for their scan. We welcome family and friends to accompany you to the clinic.
INITIO is conveniently located near Highway 1 and easily accessible from Exit 29 Willingdon Ave. There is plenty of parking; validation is available.
The imaging is performed in our facility with a specialized scanner, using powerful computers and state-of-the-art software that combines Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Computed Tomography (CT) to produce concurrent functional and anatomic images critical to diagnosing and staging many diseases, including cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
Our equipment is monitored around the clock and routinely upgraded, and our dedicated, qualified, and experienced staff are committed to providing the highest level of service at a fair and consistent price.