Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at Boston Children's Hospital is committed to providing a safe, comfortable, and child-friendly atmosphere with:
- specialized nuclear medicine physicians with expertise in consulting, planning, and interpreting nuclear medicine studies in children of all ages
- certified nuclear medicine technologists with years of experience imaging children and teens
- child life specialists to help families prior to and during exams
- acute-care nurses certified in pediatric advanced life support who assist physicians in administering the anesthesia, if needed, and monitor your child before and after the procedure
How should I prepare my child for a nuclear medicine procedure?
Preparation for a nuclear medicine test begins well before the actual appointment. Because many parents and children want to know what to expect when they come in for a nuclear medicine scan, we have posted helpful information here. You will probably find what you need by using the links in the right- and left- hand columns. If you have additional questions about your child’s upcoming exam or procedure, please call us at 617-355-7010 and we will be happy to help you.