nuclear radiology

nuclear radiology

the branch of radiology that uses radioactive materials in the diagnosis and treatment of health disorders.
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Daignault completed his residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and nuclear radiology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital.
The new Nuclear Radiology and MRI facilities were built to extend services in functional and molecular imaging.
Material is in chapters on traumatic and non- traumatic injuries to various body regions, with additional chapters on imaging evaluation of common pediatric emergencies, and emergency nuclear radiology.
The nurses staffing the six bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) are trained by the Nuclear Radiology Department and Radiation Safety Officer to handle the radioisotope during mixing, calibration and injection.
SPECT studies are available at most hospitals with a nuclear radiology department and use conventional and readily available equipment and radiopharmaceuticals.
When we began performing SPECT studies for seizure localization at MCG, our initial procedure was to notify the Nuclear Radiology Department when a patient had a seizure, whereupon the technologist came to the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit to inject the radioisotope, usually within 30 minutes.
He specializes in nuclear radiology and his clinical and research interests include movement disorders, Parkinson's disease, brain imaging and neuropharmacology.
She started her career in the emergency room at the former Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, first as assistant head nurse, then as head nurse and finally as a staff nurse in nuclear radiology.
His fellowship in nuclear radiology was completed at the University of Southern California.
Among the many state-of-the-art diagnostic services offered at the Huntington Medical Group are MRI, CT scans, digital mammography, bone densitometry, ultrasound, sonograms, nuclear radiology, cardiac stress testing, echocardiograms, holter monitoring, hearing and pulmonary function testing.
Prior to joining UMass Memorial in 2006, Oates served as the section head of nuclear radiology at Boston Medical Center's Division of Radiology, and she was a professor of radiology and program director for the Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the Boston University School of Medicine.
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