Nuclear Medicine utilizes small doses of radioactive compounds to diagnose and treat disease. Sophisticated scanning techniques including planar and tomographic imaging. In addition, Positron emission tomography (PET) is a powerful nuclear medicine technique to evaluate for the presence or recurrence of a variety of malignant diseases. Nuclear medicine tests provide unique functional evaluation of multiple organs including the heart, thyroid, gallbladder, liver, brain and the skeleton. Nuclear Medicine specialists also treat patients suffering from hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancer, as well as metastatic cancer to the skeleton. For further information please see RadiologyInfo.
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