Nuclear Medicine Scan

Posted on December 5th, 2001 by

A method for localizing disease of internal organs such as the brain, liver, or bone, in which small amounts of a radioactive substance (isotope) are injected into the bloodstream. The isotope is concentrated in certain organs. A scintillation camera is used to produce an image of the organ and detect areas of disease.

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