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  1. Arti says:

    Except for intravenous injections, most nuclear medicine procedures are painless. They are rarely associated with significant discomfort or side effects. A radiologist or other doctor specially trained in nuclear medicine will interpret the images and send a report to your referring physician. It can take several hours to days for the radiotracer to accumulate in the area of interest, and imaging may take up to several hours to perform. Physicians use nuclear medicine imaging procedures to visualize the structure and function of an organ, tissue, bone or system within the body. Nuclear medicine procedures can be time consuming. In a few cases, newer equipment can substantially shorten the procedure time.

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