Health Scan Imaging

Health Scan Imaging_nuclear medicine

Nuclear medicine imaging procedures have been a mainstay of diagnostic imaging for over 50 years, predating both MRI and CT! The Nuclear Medicine procedures in use at Health Scan Imaging are very safe - the amount of radiation a patient is exposed to is less than a typical CT scan. There are no adverse effects of Nuclear scans and the benefits derived far outweigh any slight risk of the small amount of radiation utilized.

Health Scan Imaging offers patients in our community access to a full array of commonly used Nuclear Medicine procedures - tests that provides unique information about your body. The results of Nuclear Medicine Imaging can provide a “GPS” view of disease locations or they can be used to make a road map that will help guide treatment planning. Here is an overview of the commonly performed nuclear medicine scans:

  • Thyroid Imaging
  • Bone Scans
  • Kidney Imaging
  • Liver and Biliary Imaging
  • Thyroid Function Tests
  • Lung Imaging
  • Tumor localization
  • Gastric Emptying