Nuclear Medicine

What is Nuclear Medicine?

Nuclear medicineIt is a diagnostic test and also used for treatments.

It is a way of obtaining information that would otherwise be unavailable or require surgery.

With nuclear medicine imaging procedures some abnormalities can be detected very early.

FMIG offer for Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine for:

  • Cardiac MIBI Perfusion Scans including stress testing
  • Bone scans
  • Thyroid scans
  • Lung VQ scans
  • Parathyroid scans
  • Gastric Emptying studies
  • Biliary scans
  • Gallium scans for infection and fever of unknown origin

How is it done?

Very small amounts of radiopharmaceuticals or tracers are used to diagnose and treat the disease. These radiopharmaceuticals are administered to the patient in various ways and then detected by special type of cameras that are used in conjunction with computers to provide very precise images of the area of the body being imaged.


Future Medical Imaging Group
101 Main Road West,
St Albans VIC 3021

(03) 8312 7200

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68/82 Hopkins St,
Footscray VIC 3011

(03) 9283 8500

St Albans

101 Main Road West,
St Albans VIC 3021

(03) 8312 7200

Moonee Ponds

347 Ascot Vale Rd,
 Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

(03) 9348 3500


109 Burwood Rd,
 Hawthorn VIC 3122

(03) 9818 9400


Shop 1-8 Sunshine Plaza, 324-328 Hampshire Road, Sunshine VIC 3020

(03) 9356 5000

Hoppers Crossing

471 Sayers Road, Hoppers Crossing, VIC 3029

(03) 8015 2500