The branch of medicine that deals with the use of radioactive substances in research, diagnosis, and treatment.
There are many types of nuclear medicine scans, including:
Bone Scan: A bone scan is a nuclear imaging test that helps diagnose and track several types of bone disease.
PET Scan: A PET scan uses a radioactive drug (tracer) to show this activity
Gallium Scan: A gallium scan is a test to look for swelling (inflammation), infection, or cancer in the body.
MIBG Scan: Iobenguane, also known as metaiodobenzylguanidine or mIBG, or MIBG is a radiopharmaceutical, used in a scintigraphy method called MIBG scan.