Connectivity with Iain Duncan

Hyperparathyroidism detection in 2015

Hyperparathyroidism is most commonly due to adenomas or carcinomas. These can frequently be detected with dual phase Sestamibi scans. The sensitivity for detection is poor with planar and SPECT imaging (60-80%) but with the advent of SPECT-CT much higher sensitivities have been achieved (>85%). Multi-glandular disease is uncommon but paradoxically more difficult to detect with all modalities. Now with […]

Recent News and Updates

Dr Iain Duncan May 2024 The year marches on. I was pleased to see an article about my work on Tc-PSMA scanning in the North American Publication Medicine Innovates –see here. I attended the ANZSNM conference in Christchurch at the end of April which alerted me to what my colleagues are doing around the country. […]

Links for referring doctors

Glossaries including common reporting terms and current classifications used can be found here: Nuclear Medicine or Ultrasound. Below is a  list of useful links on this website. LINK CLINICAL ULTRASOUND NUCLEAR IMAGES Aortic aneurysm screening YES YES – – Back pain and bone scans YES YES YES Basic description of tendinopathy YES YES – YES Bone scans and the use […]

Image Gallery Nuclear Medicine

SPECT-CT SPINE GALLERY   Calcification T10,11 Lig Flavum Image 1 of 21 PARATHYROID GALLERY PTH Left post to oesophagus SUV50 Image 1 of 22 IMAGES FROM THIS WEBSITE Click on any image to enlarge      Transverse section perfusion lung scan with SPECTCT      Coronal  section perfusion lung scan with SPECTCT         […]