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What is the examples of medicine of nuclear medicine ?
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Nuclear Medicine 19 years experience
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Radiology 40 years experience
Many: Nuclear medicine covers a large number of medical conditions, including diagnosis and some treatments. Scans are routinely done in for the brain, thyroid gland, parathyroid, lung, heart, liver, spleen, bone and other organs. These scans are used to diagnose multiple acute and chronic diseases. Treatment of thyroid disease and some malignancies are also performed in nuclear medicine.
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Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
Physiologic study: Nuclear scans involve the ingestion, intravenous injection, inhalation, subcutaneous injection , instillation into the bladder of isotopes, radiotracers, in order to define function of various organs of the body, heart, lungs, bones, liver/spleen, stomach, thyroid gland, lymph system, kidneys, bladder, brain, parathyroid gland and gall bladder. Normal values for adults and children are known.
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Last updated Nov 5, 2014
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