Nuclear medicine department

Nuclear medicine is a branch of medicine that uses radiation to provide diagnostic information on the function of body organs or to treat them. The nuclear medicine department of each medical center is separated from other imaging departments. In nuclear medicine, the amount and type of radiopharmaceutical for imaging each body part is defined and depending on the type of substance and target organ, the radiopharmaceutical may be inhaled, orally or intravenously. The nuclear medicine department has various devices such as bone densitometry, SPECT, SPECT-CT, PET, PET-CT and PET-MR.