The radiology world has continued to evolve, with new methods emerging to even further improve the diagnostic process. One notable improvement is the use of nuclear medicine. Nuclear medicine allows doctors to identify, diagnose, and treat certain conditions by using small amounts of radioactive material. It may sound scary, but it’s not. Here’s how it works.
When we hear the word nuclear, most of our minds travel to anxious thoughts of bombs and war, but the word holds a different meaning in the world of medicine. You may have already heard the term “nuclear medicine”, but what is nuclear medicine? It’s been popping up more in medical-related conversations, but what does it have to do with you? Read more to find out!