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Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging

Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Overview

Nuclear Medicine utilises various Isotopes for the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases. The treatment procedure is completely done by the best surgeons in the healthcare industry. We are one of the nuclear medicine hospitals to diagnose and treat health complications using the latest and recent development in radioactive equipment.

Our hospital is featured with world-class facilities to make the nuclear medicine procedure give the best positive and successful outcomes. At GKNMH, a multispeciality hospital in Coimbatore, we have the latest Symbia Evo Excel SIEMENS Dual Head Gamma Camera and Radionuclide Therapy facility. It provides functional information which is unique. We have been catering for patients for the last 3 decades at an affordable cost and more than 30,000 patients have benefited.

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Sub Specialties

Diagnostic scans
Therapeutic procedures
Non-imaging techniques

Treatment & Procedures

Endocrinology

  • Thyroid scan
  • Iodine –131 uptake study
  • Parathyroid scan
  • MIBG whole body scan

Cardiology

  • Stress and Rest Myocardial perfusion study (Stress Thallium)
  • Rest Myocardial perfusion study for viability
  • MUGA study

Oncology

  • Iodine –131 whole body scan
  • Whole Body Bone scan
  • Breast Scintigraphy
  • MIBI whole body scan
  • DMSA V whole body scan

Nephrology / Urology

  • DTPA / EC Renal scan
  • DMSA Renal Cortical scan
  • Renal Transplant Scintigraphy
  • Radionuclide Cystogram
  • Testicular scan

Paediatrics

  • DTPA / EC Renal scan
  • DMSA Renal Cortical scan
  • Radionuclide Cystogram
  • Meckel’s scan
  • Hepatobiliary scan (HIDA Scan)
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Perchlorate Discharge Test
  • GE reflux scintigraphy (Milk Scan)
Orthopaedics
  • Whole Body Bone scan
  • 3 Phase Bone Scan
  • Gallium 67 Whole Body Scan

Other Scans

  • Lymphoscintigraphy
  • Blood pool study for hemangioma
  • Salivary Scintigraphy
  • Peritoneo- Pleural Scan
  • Octreotide Scintigraphy
  • Lung Shunt Quantification

Neurology

  • Brain SPECT scintigraphy
  • TRODAT Scan

Pulmonology

  • Lung perfusion scan

Gastroenterology

  • Gastric emptying and motility
  • GE reflux scintigraphy (Milk Scan)
  • Meckel’s scan
  • Hepatobiliary scan (HIDA Scan)
  • Liver- spleen study
  • GI Bleed Scan

Therapeutic Procedures

  • I-131 therapy for hyperthyroidism
  • I -131 therapy for thyroid cancer
  • Bone pain palliation Therapy using Phosphorus – 32, Strontium – 89, Samarium – 153.
  • I – 131 MIBG Therapy
  • Radiation Synovectomy
  • Lutetium 177 based therapies for prostrate cancer & neuroendocrine tumours

Non-Imaging Techniques

At GKNMH we have a Gamma probe to perform sentinel node procedures. We were the first hospital in Coimbatore to offer this cutting edge technology to our cancer patients. At present we are routinely doing sentinel node biopsy for early stage breast cancer, penile cancer, endometrial cancer, oral cancer and melanoma.

Team of Doctors

Dr.N. Anirudhan

MBBS,DNB

Consultant Nuclear Medicine

Dr Harikrishnan T K

MBBS, DNB (Nuclear Medicine)

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