Nuclear Medicine Studies

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A wide spectrum of general nuclear medicine studies are available to outpatients at Princeton Medical Center, which has achieved the prestigious three-year accreditation from the American College of Radiology for all three modalities of imaging: general nuclear medicine (planar imaging); SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography); and Nuclear Cardiology Imaging.

Nuclear medicine studies are provided by licensed technologists and supervised by nuclear medicine physicians and radiologists. PMC is equipped with state-of-the-art technology Spect CT (pictured right), gamma cameras and PET CT (16-slice wide bore) and the latest computer technologies for acquiring and processing scans.

Spect CT scanners are used to perform a full range of exams, including:

  • Thyroid scans
  • Bone scans
  • Liver scans
  • Gastric emptying scans
  • Lung scans
  • Brain scans
  • Nuclear cardiac stress testing

The PET CT scanner is used to:

  • Identify disease in its earliest stages
  • Locate tumors with pinpoint precision
  • Accurately assess disease progression and effectiveness of treatment
Additionally, the outpatient thyroid treatment program offers exceptional patient-focused service.

Nuclear Medicine services are available at the Center for Testing & Treatment located in the main hospital building and the Outpatient Imaging in the Medical Arts Pavilion, which is adjacent to the hospital. Please click here for service locations.

For more information about PMC Outpatient Imaging, please call 609.853.6700.

Additional information about Nuclear Medicine Studies is available through our Online Health Encyclopedia or by visiting the Radiological Society of North America's website at www.rsna.org.

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