Nuclear Medicine is the use of radioactive tracers or isotopes via injection, inhalation or ingestion to visualize specific body organ function or as a therapy procedure for specific diseased targeted organs. Common clinical applications include bone, lung, thyroid and renal scans, and myocardial perfusion studies.
HRH has a dedicated cardiac camera, two general imaging cameras and two SPECT/CT cameras. SPECT/CT is a hybrid camera allowing the fusion of CT and Nuclear Medicine images.
Tests and procedures include:
- Nuclear Cardiology
- General Nuclear Medicine
- Thyroid therapy
Referral by physician required.
Located on the 1st floor close to the Central elevators in the main north/south corridor.
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
416 242-1000 ext. 63823
Nuclear Medicine Request Form