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Nuclear medicine

Nuclear medicine Overview

Nuclear medicine utilises various Isotopes for diagnosis and treatment of various diseases. It provides functional information which is unique. At GKNMH, we have latest Symbia Evo Excel SIEMENS Dual Head Gamma Camera and Radionuclide Therapy facility. We have been catering patients for the last 3 decades at affordable cost and more than 30,000 patients have been benefited.

 

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

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