Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear Medicine uses very small amounts of radioactive materials (radiopharmaceuticals) to diagnose and treat disease. In imaging, the radiopharmaceuticals are detected by special types of cameras that work with computers to provide very precise pictures about the area of the body being imaged. Nuclear medicine imaging is unique, because it provides doctors with information about… Read More Nuclear Medicine

Ultrasound

Ultrasound Overview Ultrasound is an oscillating sound pressure wave with a frequency greater than the upper limit of the human hearing range. Diagnostic sonography (ultrasonography) is an ultrasound-based diagnostic imaging technique used for visualizing subcutaneous body structures including tendons, muscles, joints, vessels and internal organs for possible pathology or lesions.  Because ultrasound images are captured in real-time, they can show movement of… Read More Ultrasound