Nuclear medicine physicians use radioactive substances to detect, diagnose and treat diseases.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT NUCLEAR MEDICINE PHYSICIAN?
Nuclear medicine is known to help identify abnormality in the normal functioning of organs such as the stomach, brain and kidneys.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE PHYSICIAN?
A nuclear medicine physician introduces a small amount of radioactive materials into a patient's blood stream or system by injecting the substances, or getting the patient to inhale or swallow to visualize physiological changes and oddities.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE NUCLEAR MEDICINE PHYSICIAN FOR
Nuclear medicine physicians sometimes inject radioactive in order to treat some forms of arthritis.
DID YOU KNOW?
Nuclear medicine procedures are painless and do not require administration of anesthetics.