Nuclear medicine physicians insert radiopharmaceuticals in one's body to procure images of organs and visualize specific diseases.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT NUCLEAR MEDICINE PHYSICIAN?
The help of a nuclear medicine expert can be sought to detect many types of cancers, endocrine and neurological disorders.
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 can test the uptake of radioactive substances in bones to check for fractures or cancerous deposits.
DID YOU KNOW?
Nuclear medicine has been in practice since the 1950s.