Nuclear medicine

Nuclear medicine uses radioactive materials to diagnose and treat diseases. It provides functional information about physiological processes and allows for early detection and treatment of various conditions, including cancers, heart disease, and neurological disorders.

Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty that uses small amounts of radioactive materials, known as radiopharmaceuticals or radiotracers, to diagnose and treat a variety of diseases. It offers unique insights into the physiology of the body and its organs, providing information that often cannot be obtained using other imaging procedures. Nuclear medicine includes both diagnostic and therapeutic procedures: