Nuclear Medicine, SPECT, & SPECT/CT
at X-Ray Associates of New Mexico
Understanding Nuclear Medicine, SPECT, & SPECT/CT
What is Nuclear Medicine?
What is SPECT Imaging?
Combining SPECT Imaging with CT Imaging
What is SPECT/CT Imaging?
- Thyroid function or nodules
- Presence or absence of cancer
- Gastric emptying
- Cardiac function
- Renal function
- Gall bladder blockage
- Sites of bleeding or infection
- Abnormalities of the bones such as fracture, infection, or tumor
- Parkinson’s Disease
Preparation for Exam
Nuclear Medicine Services & Exams
- Ceretec WBC Imaging
- Bone Scan/Spect
- Three Phase Bone Scan
- Limited Bone Scan
- FDG PET Tumor Imaging
- F-18 Bone PETs
- Gastric Emptying Scan
- Hepatobiliary Imaging with CCK
- Sphincter of Oddi-(SOD) Evaluation
- Renal Blood Flow
- Renal Scan
- Renogram with Lasix
- Enalpril/Captopril/Vasotec Renogram
- Liver/Spleen Scan
- Hemangioma Study
- GI Bleeding Scan
- Meckel’s Scan
- Sestamibi Breast Imaging
- Lymphoscintigraphy Exams
Head & Brain
- FDG PET Brain Scan
- Ceretec/Neurolite Brain Scan (Brain perfusion study/SPECT)
- Hyperthyroid Therapy
- DaTscan (Dat Scan)
Chest & Thorax
- MUGA-Gated Cardiac Study
- FDG PET Myocardial Viability Studies
- Thyroid uptake & scan
Our current accreditation with the IAC and the ACR serve to further demonstrate our commitment to quality and accountability.
Dedicated Team of Nuclear Medicine, SPECT, and SPECT/CT Specialists
For over 70 years, X-Ray Associates of New Mexico has been proudly serving the greater Albuquerque and Sante Fe areas. Our kind staff and expert radiologists are dedicated to ensuring both your comfort and safety. To get started, click the button below to find a convenient location near you.
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