Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear medicine is a subspecialty of radiology which involves the use of radioactive medication (radiopharmaceuticals) to diagnose and treat disease. These radioactive materials are usually injected into a vein. A gamma camera tracks the movement of the radiopharmaceuticals from outside the body by detecting the gamma radiation emitted by the medication. Depending on the type of test, two or three dimensional images of the internal body can be created.

Radiopharmaceuticals can be used to treat hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancer, solid tumours and bone metastases.

 

  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Positronemission tomography (PET)
  • Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)
  • Radiopharmaceuticals

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Global Summit on Radiation Therapy & Targeted Tumors

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