Dr Iain Duncan
Dr Iain Duncan

Recent News and Diagnostic Imaging Updates

from Dr. Iain Duncan…  February 2021 I hope everyone had a “break ” over the holiday season. Mine was belated but restful. I didn’t get to travel being afraid of both rapidly changing Covid-19 restrictions and losing yet another deposit to the inflexible Airbnb. Also we  didn’t want to contribute further to the long term […]

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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 […]