Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty involving the application of radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
Department of Nuclear Medicine and molecular imaging is functional with
both diagnostic and therapeutic facility. Diagnostic arm of department has
a fully functionalGamma Camera (Discovery 670 DR) with planar and
SPECT-CT imaging modality. Various scans to help diagnose a number of
clinical conditionsinclude thyroid scan, bone scan, renal scans (DTPA,
DMSA), myocardial perfusion imaging, parathyroid scintigraphy, salivary
scintigraphy, dacryoscintigraphy, brain perfusion imaging, low dose I-131
diagnostic scan, mIBG scan amongst many others.
Therapeutic facility available in the department include low dose I-131
(upto 30 mCi) therapy for Grave’s disease, AFTN and remnant ablation in
differentiated thyroid cancers.
has facility for the preparation of different labelled radiotracers
and has a dose calibrator for accurate dose dispensing.
PET-CT facility is not available now and department/institute is under
process to start the facility in near future.