What is nuclear medicine ?
Nuclear Medicine was introduced shortly after radioactivity was discovered. After 50 years of experience and practice, today Nuclear Medicine plays a key role in the evolution of medicine concerning both diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. While Nuclear Medicine techniques are routinely employed with high quality and safety standards, the discipline itself remains complex and needs to be carefully explained. The usefulness of such techniques is testified by the 60 million procedures performed worldwide on a yearly basis. The selected topics in the menu on the left will help you better understand Nuclear Medicine principles and applications.