Nuclear medicine physicians use radioactive substances to detect, diagnose and treat diseases.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT NUCLEAR MEDICINE PHYSICIAN?
Nuclear medicine can be used to assess Bone Mineral Density to confirm osteoporosis.
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.