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Nuclear medicine is a medical specialisation that involves the use of radioactive materials in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Imaging in nuclear medicine is done from the inside out, the radioactive substance is introduced into the body, either through a swallow or through the blood and the emitted radiations are recorded and imaging performed. Also, nuclear medicine differs from radiology in that; the images recorded are not focused on structure, but rather on the functioning of the system in question. Any abnormality in function in identified, and this helps narrow down the area of disease. Nuclear therapeutics is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancer, and certain blood disorders. The department of nuclear medicine at Narayana Health Group provides a host of diagnostic and therapeutic facilities. The department is equipped with a state-of-the-art gamma camera, SPECT CT (single photon emission computed tomography – computed tomography), stress laboratory, and PET CT (positron emission tomography) that are used in the diagnosis of diseases. Narayana Health also has well-equipped radioiodine therapy wards for the treatment o patients suffering from thyroid cancer. The hospital has a team of highly qualified and very experienced consultants that offer various services to the patients. The department of nuclear medicine at Narayana Health has some of the most advanced and cutting edge equipment, making it the best in Delhi, and among the top in the country. Book an appointment with the department of nuclear medicine either through a phone call, or the hospital website.