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Nuclear medicine is a radiology subspecialty that applies radioisotopes in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
SPECT or PET scan fusing with low-dose CT scan displays the metabolism and anatomical structure of tumor or organs in a set of images simultaneously, which is one of the most effective imaging techniques today in the diagnosis, differentiation, and determining whether, where and how much degree the tumor has spread within the body. It is not only used in oncology, but also in diagnosis of infection site, neurological diseases, e.g. epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, and coronary heart disease in a special occasion.