Scheduling a Clinical PET or PET/CT Scan

Call Radiology scheduling at 215-662-3000. When speaking with a scheduler have all patient information including insurance information together.

Tell the scheduler the Resource Code (if there is a preference) and Procedure Code (codes are listed below) for the PET (or PET/CT) procedure being scheduled. Ensure that the patient has a signed script for the procedure being requested.

Resource Codes (Scanner Codes) for PET and PET/CT Scanners:

  • Allegro – HUP PET Scanner: PET1
  • Gemini TF – HUP PET/CT Scanner: PET2
  • Gemini TF BigBore – PCAM PET/CT Scanner: C202

Procedure Codes for PET Studies:

  • Brain Study
    • PTBM – PET Brain Metabolic Imaging (PET1, PET2, C202)
  • Cardiac Study
    • PMPM – PET Myocardial Perfusion, Multiple Images w/ Rb-82 (C202)
    • PMMS – PET Myocardial Metabolic Imaging, Single Image w/ FDG (PET1, PET2, C202)
  • PET-Only (no CT) Body Study
    • PTST – PET Skull-to-Thigh (PET1)
    • PTWB – PET Whole-Body (PET1)
    • PTLD – PET Limited View (PET1)
  • PET/CT (non-diagnostic CT) Body Study
    • PTSC – PET/CT Skull-to-Thigh (PET2, C202)
    • PTWC – PET/CT Whole-Body (PET2, C202)
    • PTLC – PET/CT Limited View (PET2, C202)