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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Virginia Klaas
31 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Detailed anatomy: No imaging study has all of the information or answers, however nuclear medicine is especially helpful to identify physiology in the body. That is..Th ... Read More
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
29 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Spatial resolution.: Nuclear medicine studies typically are functional tests that study the body's physiology. Radiologic exams, ct, u/s and MRI are far superior for study ... Read More
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Physiologic imaging: Nuclear scans involve ingestion, intravenous injection, inhalation, subcutaneous injection , instillation into bladder of isotopes, radiotracers, i ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
17 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Functional imaging..: Nuclear imaging allows one to see physiologic function. The use of new nuclear fusion imaging such as pet/ct allows physicians to get the best of bo ... Read More
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Physiologic study: Nuclear scans involve ingestion, intravenous injection, inhalation, subcutaneous injection , instillation into bladder of isotopes, radiotracers, i ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Virginia Klaas
31 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Pro:study metabolism: Pros: it is one of the few types of studies that gives information about function or metabolism, where studies like ct and MRI and most ultrasounds a ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Pro: functional: Nuclear medicine is functional imaging of organs of body with radio tracers. Pros: early detection of myocardial infarction, differentiation of urinar ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Andrews
35 years experience Interventional Radiology
Nuclear : Nuclear medicine is a branch of medical imaging that uses injected or injested radioactive isotopes to make diagnoses. Unlike xray images, cts, mris, ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
17 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear medicine...: Nuclear medicine uses radionuclides for both diagnosis and treatment of diseases. One of the most common nuclear medicine treatments is the use of ra ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Certainly: Risk of some irradiation. Dosage usually low and affects grown adult less than child. Certainly finding source of disabling pain or suffering whether ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raymond Taillefer
41 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Medical subspecialty: Nuclear medicine is a sub-specialty of medicine that employs radioisotopes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Akiva Mintz
16 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Molecular imaging: Nuclear medicine has the ability to examine the molecular basis of disease by using very low levels of radioactivity that targets the disease-specifi ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
General : General nuclear medicine is a branch of radiology that uses radioactive substances for imaging organs, disease staging and treatment. I've attached a ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Most : Most nuclear medicine studies are painless except for the placement of the IV or catheter depending on what procedure you are having done. I've attac ... Read More

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