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Nuclear Medicine Unit - S.C. Medicina nucleare

This Unit undertakes functional diagnostic investigations using radiopharmaceuticals, thyroid ultrasound diagnosis and radioisotope therapies. There is also a clinic dedicated to thyroid diseases. The Unit makes use of two double-headed tomographic gamma ray scanners, one PET-CT tomography unit, a colour-Doppler ultrasound unit and a probe for radio-guided surgery.

Three beds are available for limited care accommodation for radio-metabolic therapy and radio receptor therapy and one bed for the day-hospital. The most important diagnostic field of application is oncology and the pathologies of the thyroid in general, whilst therapy is dedicated to cancer of the thyroid: the Medical Director working in the Unit, Dr. Cabria, covers the High Specialisation role for the study and care of thyroid tumours.


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