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the branch of medicine that uses radioactive materials either to image a patient's body or to destroy diseased cells

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When examining the acute scrotum, radionuclide imaging is more limited because it allows only an assessment of testicular blood flow.
The modern era of heart research has also depended heavily on the development of powerful, non-invasive technologies, such as echocardiography, magnetic resonance imaging, and radionuclide imaging, which have allowed investigators to easily see valves, walls, and chambers of the heart and the flow of blood through these chambers.
Radionuclide imaging allows very accurate measurement of right and left ventricular function, he said.
2] This radionuclide imaging test is gaining recognition from surgeons and nuclear medicine technologists.
If the trial is successful," they say, "3-D EIT will provide an important alternative to the established radionuclide imaging techniques.
The SPECT system utilizes a cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) detector with high-energy resolution to enable dual or triple radionuclide imaging, while eXplore CT120 is equipped with a high power x-ray tube that enables cardiac gating in CT for demanding cardiac molecular imaging experiments as well as high image quality with reduced scan time and dose.
Abbara and Kalva (radiology, Harvard Medical School) offer residents, fellows, scientists, biomedical researchers, and practitioners in cardiology and radiology a 51-chapter text on cardiovascular imaging, including multidetector computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, radionuclide imaging, ultrasound and echocardiography, and catheter angiography.
Radionuclide imaging of the breast covers a number of different forms of nuclear medicine scans, from positron emission mammography (PEM) to breast-specific gamma imaging to molecular breast imaging (MBI).
3] High-resolution ultrasound (US) with colour-flow Doppler and radionuclide imaging are 2 techniques which can provide information about testicular blood flow (BF).
Radionuclide imaging products that reliably detect cerebral amyloid deposits would be clinically useful in ruling out a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in patients with cognitive impairment, according to a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel.
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