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Nuclear Imaging and its Applications in Medicine

Brijesh Singh


Molecular imaging is a sort of medical imaging that gives definite pictures of what is going on inside the body at the molecular and cellular level. Where other symptomatic imaging methods, for example, x-beams, registered tomography (CT) and ultrasound—offer pictures of physical structure, molecular imaging enables doctors to perceive how the body is working and to measure its substance and natural procedures. Molecular imaging incorporates the field of nuclear medicine, which utilizes small amount of radioactive materials (radiopharmaceuticals) to analyze and treat disease. In nuclear imaging, the radiopharmaceuticals are distinguished by exceptional sorts of cameras that work with computer to give extremely exact photos of the region of the body being imaged. Atomic solution can likewise be utilized to treat certain sorts of malignancy and different ailments.

Keywords: nuclear imaging, PET, scan,images, blood flow, medicine

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