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Boca Raton Bone Scan

Boca Raton Bone Scan

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Boca Raton Bone Scanning - Medical Diagnostic Scans

A Boca Raton Bone Scan is just one of the innovative services that we offer here at Medical Diagnostic Scans. Also known as bone scintigraphy, this procedure incorporates a nuclear medicine imaging technique of the bone. It has been known to assist with the diagnosis of numerous bone conditions, which includes bone cancer, and bone infection. It can also locate bone inflammation and fractures that may not otherwise be visible via X-ray images. When conducting our bone scan, our practice generally includes the patient being injected with up to 740 MBq of technetium-99m-MDP. Following that the patient will be scanned with a gamma camera, which captures planar anterior and posterior or single photon emission computed tomography images. We are prepared to provide you with the highest quality service in order to establish a solid diagnosis.

Here at Medical Diagnostic Scans, the Boca Raton Bone Scan has been found as most useful for detecting the spread of cancers which frequently travel to the bone when they spread from locations, such as the lungs, breasts, prostate, bladder, and thyroid. In addition to the bone scan, we also a wide range of other tests that assist in locating what is causing you discomfort or pain. The Bone Scan is an easy method to use when a patient has a known cancer, as it can routinely check the patient annually for any spread to the bones. We are dedicated to ensuring the health of our patients is our top priority, and we will work directly with your physician to offer our advice, and results. We hope that you will give us a call upon reeving your referral from your physician, so that we can begin your journey to wellness and healing.

Boca Raton Bone Scan

A Boca Raton Bone Scan is used for many reasons including:

Boca Raton Bone Scan For Detecting Spead of Cancer
  • Find bone cancer or determine whether cancer from another area, such as the breast, lung, kidney, thyroid gland , or prostate gland has spread (metastasized) to the bone.
  • Help diagnose the cause or location of unexplained bone pain, such as ongoing low back pain.
  • Help diagnose cracked bones that don’t show up on x-ray.
  • Find damage to the bones caused by infection or other conditions, such as Paget's disease.
  • Survey all the joints of the body on one scan for arthritis.
Boca Raton Bone Scan

Certifications

American Board of Radiology-Diagnostic Radiology

American Board of Nuclear Medicine

Fellow of the American College of Radiology

Society of Interventional Radiology

Society of Skeletal Radiology.

Education

Nuclear Medicine, Mt.Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach

Diagnostic Radiology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami.

Internal Medicine, United States Public Health Hospital, Baltimore, Md.

Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University, N. Chicago, IL.