A nuclear medicine physician employs radiopharmaceuticals to diagnose and treat diseases, and/or for research.
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?
Nuclear medicine physicians introduce tracers radioactive in nature to a patient's body that may or may not be targeted at a specific point, to identify and treat conditions.
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.