Radiopharmaceuticals used in Nuclear Medicine

Radiopharmaceuticals are used in medical imaging such as the imaging agent technetium-99m.

An Overview of radiopharmaceuticals in clinical use

Radiopharmaceuticals primarily consist of a radioisotope which is incorporated into a pharmaceutical with the ability to evaluate a disease state inside the human body.  The pharmaceutical is used to transport the radioisotope to a certain organ, tissues or particular cells within the body. Continue reading