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Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty involving the application of radioactive substances in .... In some centers, the nuclear medicine scans can be superimposed, using software or hybrid cameras, on images ... In nuclear medicine therapy, the radiation treatment dose is administered internally (e.g. intravenous or oral ...

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In many centers, nuclear medicine images can be superimposed with ... of radioactive material to treat cancer and other medical conditions affecting the thyroid ...

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Mar 10, 2014 ... Examples of diseases treated with nuclear medicine procedures are ... Thyroid disease can be diagnosed with a radioactive iodine thyroid scan ...

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Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty that is used to diagnose and treat diseases .... cancers (lymphomas) and it can treat bone pain that is a result of cancer.

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in function often occur before changes in anatomy. • Enables quick, personalized management of each patient. • Can safely view and treat disease. – Can help ...

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Nuclear medicine imaging non-invasively provides functional information at the ... normal and disease-related states of tissue function and response to treatment. ... In addition, the test can predict a patient's risk for further cardiac disease (e.g., ...

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Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty that uses radioactive tracers ( radiopharmaceuticals) to assess bodily functions and to diagnose and treat disease. ... SPECT imagers have gamma camera detectors that can detect the gamma ray ...

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Apr 10, 2017 ... The procedures offered are effective, safe, and painless and they do not ... Nuclear medicine in diagnosis; Nuclear medicine in treatment; What ...

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In nuclear medicine and molecular imaging procedures, the energy source is .... that can be revealed on images—that will help physicians tailor the treatment ...