MIBG Scan

The radiopharmaceutical I131 MIBG is used to aid in the diagnosis and detection of adrenal tumors or pheochromocytoma.

Test Preparation

Please contact your physician or the nuclear medicine department for specific instructions

Exam Procedure

The procedure involves an injection of a radioactive tracer into a vein in your arm. Imaging will take place for up to 4 days as the distribution of the tracer is followed over time. Imaging could take approximately two hours each day.