eCureMe logo
  eCureMe home eCureMe log In Sign Up!
eCureMe Life : Your Healthy Living. Click Here!
Welcome, medical contents search September 5, 2014
       eCureMe Life
       Medical Supplies
       Calorie Count
       Physician Search
       Message Board
      E-mail Doctor
      E-mail Veterinarian
      Health-O-Matic Meter
      Calorie Count
      Natural Medicine
      Vitamins & Minerals
      Alternative Living
      My Health Chart
      Diseases & Treatments
      Atlas of Diseases
      Sexually Transmitted
      Drug Information
      Illegal Drugs
      Lab & Diagnostic Tests
      Internal Medicine
      Women’s Health
      Eye Disorders
      Skin Disorders
      Mental Health
      Resource Links
      Physician Directory
      Dentist Directory
      Hospital Directory

Nuclear scan (Isotope scan)

  • Normal uptake, distribution, and excretion of the radionuclide by the targeted organ or tissue
    No anbormality of structure or function in the targeted organ

  • A gamma camera or scintillation scanner records the radioactive emissions, these emissions are
    converted by computer to image that correspond to the location, distribution, concentration of the
    radionuclide in the target organ or tissue.

  • To assess the physiologic function
  • To assist in the localization and diagnosis of abnormality in a designated organ or tissue

  • Organ atrophy or fibrosis
  • Cyst
  • Tumor
  • Metastatic lesions
  • Inflammation
  • Abscess
  • Congenital defect
  • Obstruction of a duct
  • Hyperactivity of function
  • Hematoma
  • Traumatic disruption of tissue
  • Vascular obstruction
  • Ischemia or necrosis of tissue

  • Failure to follow specific pretest dietary or medication restrictions
  • Recent intake of iodine

If you want your friend to read or know about this article, Click here

medical contents search

Home   |   About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Employment Ad   |   Help

Terms and Conditions under which this service is provided to you. Read our Privacy Policy.
Copyright © 2002 - 2003 eCureMe, Inc All right reserved.