Nuclear medicine physicians use tracers which are usually radioactive in nature for diagnosis and therapy.
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 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
A nuclear medicine physician may use nuclear medicine to identify sites of epileptic seizures, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.
DID YOU KNOW?
Nuclear medicine procedures are painless and do not require administration of anesthetics.