For patients who are scheduled to undergo a PET/CT exam, the anticipation of a diagnosis can be intensely stressful. After injection, they are left alone in the uptake room, a time that is often characterized by anxiety and uncertainty. Anxiety and agitation in turn, can increase the uptake of radiopharmaceutical in the muscles and induce brown fat uptake, which makes it harder to distinguish possible tumors in the images.
The Ambient Experience uptake room solution is designed to help patients achieve a sustained sense of calm during the procedure, and to facilitate excellent clinical conditions and staff workflow. It transforms a standard uptake room into a specialized environment that assists with each procedural step.