JIPMER
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research

Services

In-Patient Services

Isolation wards for high dose radionuclide therapy are in the process of being made available in the near future.

Out-Patient Services

Investigations performed in our department on appointment basis are:


  • Bone scan (MDP)

  • Diuretic renal dynamic scan (EC / DTPA)

  • GFR by plasma clearance method

  • Renal transplant evaluation

  • Captopril Renal study

  • DMSA renal cortical scan

  • DRCG for VUR

  • Hepato-biliary scintigraphy (HIDA)

  • Brain SPECT/CT (ECD or GHA)

  • TRODAT Brain SPECT/CT

  • Salivary scintigraphy

  • Tc99m Thyroid scan and uptake

  • Radio-iodine uptake

  • Radio-iodine (I-131) whole body scan for CA thyroid

  • Meckel’s scan

  • MUGA for LVEF

  • Myocardial perfusion scan (Stress-Rest) - Exercise / Dobutamine / Adenosine

  • Myocardial viability assessment - Nitrate-augmented MIBI

  • Parathyroid scan

  • MIBI tumour imaging

  • HYNIC-TOC somatostatin receptor scintigraphy

  • MAA Lung perfusion scan

  • Lymphoscintigraphy

  • Liver spleen scan

  • Gastric emptying

  • GE reflux (Milk scan)

  • RBC labeled study for GI bleed

  • Oesophageal Transit study

  • Lacrimal scintigraphy

  • Testicular scan

  • Cisternography

  • MIBG scan


The following scans are done only on the mentioned days of the week:

Myocardial perfusion scans, MIBI tumour imaging, Parathyroid scans - Mondays

Bone scans - Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Brain perfusion and tumour imaging - Thursdays

Renal scans (DTPA, EC, DMSA) - Fridays

Lymphoscintigraphy, Gastric emptying - Saturdays

Some of the therapeutic procedures routinely performed on OPD basis in our department are:

  • I-131 therapy for thyrotoxicosis

  • Low dose I-131 (up to 30 mCi) thyroid remnant ablation for differentiated thyroid cancers of follicular origin

  • Radio-isotope therapy (Samarium-153 EDTMP) for bone pain palliation

  • Radiation synovectomy


You may contact the department for further details and for inquiry of any other procedure not mentioned in the list above.

A dual-headed gamma camera and a PET/CT scanner is in the process of being procured.

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