What you need to know about Nuclear Medicine
- Nuclear medicine has the ability to provide a functional image for diagnosis.
- These images distinguish themselves from other diagnostic imaging modalities by demonstrating the function of an organ or lesion.
How does Nuclear Medicine work?
- Use of radiopharmaceuticals combined with radiation physics to perform diagnostic imaging.
- A variety of radiopharmaceuticals are chosen according to physiological interactions.
- The patient receives this radiopharmaceutical via intravenous injection or oral administration.
- Images are acquired using a gamma camera.
For accurate test results, it is very important to prepare your body properly. Please follow the procedures required for your particular test.
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