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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.

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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