Nuclear medicine physicians use small amounts of radioactive tracers to study the body's structure and metabolism to identify and treat diseases.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT NUCLEAR MEDICINE PHYSICIAN?
Nuclear medicine is used to both diagnose and treat thyroid diseases.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE PHYSICIAN?
Nuclear medicine physicians administer radiopharmaceuticals through injections, or by making the patient inhale or swallow them to detect anomalies in one's body.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE NUCLEAR MEDICINE PHYSICIAN FOR
Nuclear medicine physicians can test the uptake of radioactive substances in bones to check for fractures or cancerous deposits.
DID YOU KNOW?
Three types of nuclear equipment are used in nuclear medicine, which are the Scintillation or Gamma camera, SPECT( Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography) and PET (Positron Emission Tomography) Scanner.