Nuclear Medicine as the name suggests uses trace amounts of radioactive materials inside the body to see the functioning of tissues and organs. It helps in both diagnosis and targeted treatment of diseased tissues and organs.
The Department of Nuclear Medicineat Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Indore comprises of specialists trained in radiation medicine who are supported by trained staff. The Department performs scans of the heart, lungs, gallbladder, kidneys and thyroid.
The Department of Nuclear Medicine uses highly advanced machinery to perform noninvasive procedures like Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scan, Computerized Tomography(CT) scan and Magnetic Resonance Imaging(MRI).