Preparing for the Examination (for adults)
Preparing for the Examination (for children)
- Newborn to 2 years old: 4 hours of fasting (if the child does not eat, he/she can drink water 2 hours before the scan)
- 3 years to 13 years: 4 to 6 hours of fasting
- 14 years and older: consult the section preparing for the examination for adults
A medical prescription is required to perform this examination.
The costs of this examination are covered by the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ).