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 specialists can be consulted to diagnose and determine the severity of several diseases such as heart disease, gastrointestinal disorders and other such issues of the body.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE PHYSICIAN?
A nuclear medicine physician detects, treats and determines whether the patient's body is responding to given treatment by administering radioactive substances into the patient's body.
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?
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.