Dr Iain Duncan
Dr Iain Duncan

Recent News and Diagnostic Imaging Updates

from Dr. Iain Duncan…  October 2021 I have written a new PRP update which highlights the increasing evidence for LP-PRP (leucocyte poor platelet rich plasma) therapy as being the best intra-articular option for knee osteoarthritis in a network meta analysis which compared it with  intra-articular hyaluronic acid, leukocyte-rich platelet-rich plasma (LR-PRP), bone marrow mesenchymal stem […]

The Thyroid Gland

Thyroid Disease in Australia At least 2% of Australian have known disorders of thyroid gland (500,000 people). The true number is almost certainly higher and is more prevalent in certain regions, depending often on iodine intake. The number of older Australian that suffer from a clinically relevant thyroid disorder is much higher at 14% with […]

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 […]

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

To biopsy or not -the thyroid nodule dilemna

Thyroid nodules are very common and a small percentage of these are malignant. Ask 10 thyroid specialists about their approach to biopsy and diagnosis and you will get 10 different approaches. All will be rational and based on reasonable scientific data and on experience. The different approaches arise because the research is varied in its […]

Who is he?

Dr Iain Duncan is a Diagnostic Imaging Physician with qualifications and experience in several fields.  Iain’s mixed background has led him to an important intersection between diagnostic imaging and clinical medicine. In particular he has developed a focus on musculoskeletal medicine that he can approach from multiple perspectives. He is able to assess patients clinically and/or using one of […]

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Dr Iain Duncan is a founder of Garran Medical Imaging (GMI) and has been a leader in Canberra ultrasound and nuclear medicine for more than 20 years. He has an unrelenting ┬ápassion to improve patient outcomes through the proactive response to clinical problems and direct relationships with other clinicians. Iain continually introduces new technology, provides […]