The bone scan is used to evaluate the function of specilized bone cells called osteoblasts. These osteoblasts are especially sensitive during the following processes: cancers, infection and inflammation.
A Datscan looks at the function of a particular part of the brain called the basal ganglia. It will help doctors to decide how to treat patients who have a tremor.
Gastric Emptying Study
Gastric Emptying Study is an examination to find out the rate of emptying of the contents of the stomach (solid or liquid), as various medical conditions may affect the rate.
GFR Renal Function Test
A GFR (Glomerular Filtration Rate) test is used to determine how well your kidneys are working. This test will help the doctor understand the filtration rate of your kidneys and give the appropriate treatment or plan treatments for other conditions.
A lacrimal scan helps identify if there are any blockages in the tear ducts of the eyes.
A Meckel’s scan looks for active gastric mucosa (stomach tissue) in the intestine which may cause a patient to bleed.
A Tekrotide scan helps identify and localize certain abnormal tissues associated with neuro-endocrine diseases
A Parathyroid scan is used to localize abnormal hyper-functioning Parathyroid glands
Sentinel Node Scan
A sentinel node scan identifies the first lymphatic node or nodes of the lymphatic node or nodes of the lymphatic pathway from the primary tumour. This will help the Surgeons to locate and remove only the required lymphatic nodes. The scan will be done either on the day of your surgery or the day before depending on your surgery time and agenda scheduling.
A Thyroid scan looks at the function of the thyroid gland in your neck. Additionally, with the Thyroid scan, one can also assess the significance of Thyroid nodules.
Lung VQ Scan
A lung VQ scan looks at the air supply and blood supply to the lungs. It determines the likelihood of having a pulmonary embolism, a blood clot in the lung. Additionally, a VQ scan can also be used to assess lung function.