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Nuclear Imaging

Nuclear imaging is used to study organ and tissue function. A tiny amount of radioactive substance is used during the procedure. The substance, called a radionuclide, is absorbed by body tissue. 

By measuring the behavior of the radionuclide in the body during a nuclear scan, the radiologist can assess and diagnose various conditions, such as tumors, infections, hematomas, organ enlargement, or cysts. Nuclear imaging can also be used to assess organ function and blood circulation. 

Note: Several of our diagnostic services are done using equipment leased from outside companies, and these external providers do require a copay. Please inquire about copays when scheduling an appointment.

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