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Principle of Radioisotope Scan

Last Updated on Dec 17, 2018
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Principle Of Radioisotope Scan

Each and every organ in our body acts differently. Certain tissues show a special attraction to specific chemical substances. - Eg: Thyroid: Iodine, Brain: Glucose.

With this knowledge, it is possible

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to attach various radioisotopes to biologically active substances. Once a radioactive form of one of these substances enters the body, it is incorporated into the normal biological compounds and excreted in the usual ways. A detector that traces the movement of this chemical through the human body can be used to obtain valuable information regarding the human body and itís functioning.

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avijit26267

My son's left testis is missing,age 13 plus,mri usg notable to locate, will it be possible to locate the same testtis if it is there or not by which test? will the radio isotope test be fruitful? if yes, is there any harm or which test will you suggest and if it is available in kolkata address plz. wt is phelbography test and in kolkata where this facility available?

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