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Department of Nuclear Medicine

Overview

The department has been upgraded and equipped with advanced state of the art dual-headed Gamma Camera with a SPECT-CT facility. The department provides a variety of diagnostic scans, therapeutic procedures and radioimmunoassay. The department has high dose 1-131 ablation therapy unit for the treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer and caters to patients from Karnataka, Goa and North Kerala, being the only center in this region, making it different from other centers. The department attends to around 4000 patients every year.

 

Treatments & Procedures

 

PROCEDURES :

I) Radionuclide Scans

Gastroenterology :

  • Hepatobiliary scan
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux
  • GI Bleed Scintigraphy
  • Meckelʼs diverticulum Scintigraphy
  • Gastric emptying
  • Blood pool study

Nephrourology :

  • Reno gram
  • Renal scan (DMSA-III)
  • Vesicoureteric reflux

Oncology :

  • Scintimammography
  • Gallium scan
  • Liver/spleen SPECT scan
  • MIBI scan
  • DMSA - V Scan

Neurology :

  • Brain SPECT scan

Cardiology :

  • Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy
  • Myocardial viability
  • LV ejection fraction (MUGA)

Orthopaedics :

  • Bone scan
  • Bone graft viability

Pulmonary system :

  • Lung perfusion

Endocrine :

  • Thyroid scan
  • 1-131 Whole body scan
  • 1-131 MIBG scan
  • Parathyroid scintigraphy

Others :

  • Lymphoscintigraphy
  • Gallium scan for infection
  • Dacryoscintigraphy
  • Salivary Scintigraphy
  • Radionuclide Venogram

II) Radionuclide Therapy

  • 1-31 therapy for hyperthyroidism
  • 1-31 therapy for differentiated thyroid cancer
  • Palliative treatment of painful bone metastasis
  • P-32 therapy for Polycythemia Vera

 

 

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