NZ Medical Imaging
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
- diagnose disease states, such as cancer or heart disease
- show the extent of injury to body structures
- to aid in interventional procedures, such as angiography.
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
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Procedures / Treatments
Bone scanning is a well established technique and is one of the most reliable, sensitive and valuable procedures in scintigraphy. The scan can detect abnormalities weeks to months before routine skeletal x-rays.… More
Myocardial perfusion imaging is a noninvasive diagnostic test to compare the blood flow to the heart muscle (myocardium) at rest and during exercise as a means of detecting coronary artery disease.… More
Hepatobiliary scans are used to:
diagnose acute cholecystitis
evaluate extrahepatic biliary tract obstruction… More
Liver/Spleen Colloid Study
assess chronic liver disease
assess liver or spleen size and configuration… More
A renal scan is used to:
assess the relative function of each kidney… More
A renogram (DTPA or MAG3) provides information relating to renal vascularity, renal function and excretion. It is used in cases of:… More
Lymph Nodes Mapping
Cancers can spread either by haematogenous (blood) routes to bones, lungs, liver, or brain or by lymphatic routes to lymph nodes.… More
Gastric Emptying Scan
A Scintigraphy or Nuclear Medicine gastric emptying study provides a simple non-invasive means of quantitating gastric (stomach) emptying rate and transit of food along the small intestine.… More
Colonic Transit Scan
A Scintigraphy Colonic Transit scan is a simple and easy way to follow the transit of food along the small intestine and colon (large intestine).… More
A thyroid scintigraphy scan is a simple and easy way to see the size and function of the thyroid gland. They are used to:… More
Used to diagnose pulmonary embolism and evaluate regional pulmonary perfusion and/or ventilation. More
General Information of Scintigraphy
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General information on what kinds of scintigraphy scans are performed for certain indications.
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This page was last updated at 11:59AM on October 8, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by NZ Medical Imaging.