How is a Nuclear study done?

How is a Nuclear study done?

The video will show how the nuclear study is done by Dr. Atul Verma, Head Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, Fortis Hospital, New Delhi. The radioactive substances are injected in patients and they travel towards the main organs. Generally isotopes are organ specific, for example in cardiac imaging, the prescribed radiotraces will reach the main muscle of the heart known as myocardium. It will emit the radiation and this radiation is being detected by a special form of instrument known as gamma camera or SPECT gamma camera.

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Dr. Atul Verma

MBBS from G R Medical college, Gwalior (MP) in 1985. House job in General surgery & radiotherapy from GRMC & Cancer hospital, Gwalior. DRM (Diploma in Radiation Medicine) from Radiation Medicine centre, Mumbai (BARC). MBA from Sikkim Manipal university in marketing and HR with distinction. Nuclear Medicine physician at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi. Has conducted more than 65000 Nuclear Cardiology cases which constitutes one of the largest data in South East Asia. One of the most experienced nuclear physician conducting most of the protocols using the latest cardiac dedicated solid state detector gamma camera (GE-Discovery 530 C).

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