Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty that uses radioactive tracers to image and treat the disease. Nuclear Medicine department is equipped with SPECT/CT scanner Symbia Intevo. The SPECT/CT scanner creates a 3D anatomical computed tomography image (CT) on which a functional or metabolic image (SPECT) is superimposed upon.
The imaging procedures include bone scan, thyroid scan, parathyroid scan, kidney dynamic scintigraphy, lung perfusion scintigraphy, somatostatin receptor scintigraphy, lymphoscintigraphy and sentinel node identification, iodine (I-131) whole body scan.
The Nuclear Medicine Department also provides iodine (I-131) therapy to treat thyroid cancer, radium Ra-223 dichloride treatment for prostate cancer that has spread to bone, radioembolization with microspheres for the treatment of liver tumors.
Doctors 4 Nurses 6 Radiology Technologists 5
Other - 6
Diagnostic nuclear medicine procedures
Treatment of bone metastases with radium
|Thyroid cancer treatment using radioactive iodine I-131||514||370|
|Post-therapy I-131 whole-body scan||562||444|