Bone scintigraphy is a very effective examination to monitor the evolution of bone metastases secondary to a cancer, or to assess the severity of osteoarthritis and arthritis.

Bone scintigraphy also allows physicians to detect lesions, even small ones such as stress fractures, and to determine the cause when the patient feels pain but the radiography shows no abnormality.


  • None

Approximate duration: 

  • 3 to 4 hours, but you can leave the clinic between the time of the injection and the moment when the photos start.
Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT and CT scans
Nuclear imaging and PET/CT Centre VM-Med
2345 Guy Street
Montreal, QC, H3H 2L9
Tel: (514) 933-2778
Toll Free: 1-800-849-6048
Fax: (514) 933-4646
Opening Hours

Monday – Friday:

8AM – 5PM

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