Nuclear Medicine

The Northern Hospital Nuclear Medicine section operates under North Carolina State License. All Nuclear Medicine Technologists are nationally registered Certified Nuclear Medicine Techonologists by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board and/or the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. The Nuclear Medicine service is accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Services include:

  • Bone scans (all types)
  • Cardiac scans (Myocardial Perfusion scans; MUGA scans)
  • Gastric emptying studies
  • I-131 Treatment for thyroid diseases
  • Infection scans
  • PET scans (PET/CT)
  • PY tests (C-14 Breath Test) for the diagnosis of Helicobater Pylori
  • Renal scans
  • Thyroid and parathyroid scans