Dr Iain Duncan
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. […]

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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 […]