Dr Iain Duncan
Prostate carcinoma spread in pelvis and para-aortic lymph nodes

Tc-PSMA at Garran Medical Imaging

The scan results are close to the benchmarks defined by the world literature on Ga-PSMA PET scans. The results below indicate the accuracy and value of the test.

Dr Iain Duncan

Recent News and Diagnostic Imaging Updates

from Dr Iain Duncan…  August 2020 August was our busiest month ever but… July 2020 Life goes on (despite Covid-19). Fortunately, my work life is little affected, though like many my out-work-life is now quite “confined”, but the upside is I’m saving $ not eating out, and when I do its a (very) special occasion. […]

xSPECT changed the diagnosis 20% of the time

The clinical value of xSPECT bone versus SPECT in bone scanning. Iain Duncan 2017*

xSPECT bone v SPECT bone in hybrid imaging A head to head comparison of 200 cases* ” template=”/nas/content/live/driainduncan/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”filename” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   xSPECT bone is a new reconstruction algorithm** which integrates information from the CT scan with the raw data from the bone SPECT acquisition to produce a higher resolution SPECT image, known as […]

Back pain and Bone scans (updated 2017)

Bone scans of the spine have become a clinically useful part of the evaluation of back pain. Uptake seen on a SPECT-CT correlates with metabolic activity in bone and the increased resolution and specificity of SPECT-CT has allowed a greater number and variety of clinically relevant findings. Most patients with back pain will have an […]

Medical imaging Gallery

Welcome to a collection of interesting images that display characteristic features of common problems seen on ultrasound and in nuclear medicine. These can be used for private educational use but we would appreciate appropriate acknowledgement.  The Foot (ultrasound and nuclear medicine) Snapshots of Nuclear Medicine

SPECT gamma Camera

What is nuclear medicine?

Nuclear medicine encompasses the use of medical radioisotopes to image various parts or systems in the human body. It involves injecting tiny amounts of “radiotracers” into the body to assess  the functions of various organs or body systems. It is most commonly used to assess the boney skeleton, the heart, thyroid and kidneys.  Unlike x-rays or […]

Services Available

Iain primarily practices within the framework of medical imaging in Canberra, by supervising and reporting quality ultrasound and nuclear medicine.  His team can provide all the services that cover the entire spectrum of ultrasound and nuclear medicine. Nuclear Medicine Services Available see also nuclear medicine for dummies  BONE SCANS REGIONAL MULTIPHASE BONE SCANS WHOLE BODY […]