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Nuclear Medicine

A specialty field of radiology concerned with diagnostic, therapeutic, and investigative use of radioactive compounds.

Year introduced: 1967


Radionuclide Imaging

The production of an image obtained by cameras that detect the radioactive emissions of an injected radionuclide as it has distributed differentially throughout tissues in the body. The image obtained from a moving detector is called a scan, while the image obtained from a stationary camera device is called a scintiphotograph.

Year introduced: 1977


Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital

Hospital department responsible for the administration and management of nuclear medicine services.

Year introduced: 1991(1982)


diagnostic imaging [Subheading]

Used for the visualization of an anatomical structure or for the diagnosis of disease. Commonly used imaging techniques include radiography, radionuclide imaging, thermography, tomography, and ultrasonography

Year introduced: 2017(1967)


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