Nuclear Medicine in Southwest Michigan - Bronson Healthcare

Nuclear Medicine

The advantage of nuclear medicine is that it’s highly effective when both diagnosing and treating any diseases you may have.

Conditions we treat

  • Abscess – an inflamed lump that’s filled with pus
  • Cyst – a thin membrane in the skin filled with liquid
  • Hematoma – severe swelling of blood clots in an organ or body tissue
  • Organ enlargement – an increase in size, swelling or prominence of an organ
  • Tumor – abnormal tissue growth and enlargement

Nuclear medicine services

  • Bone scans – An X-ray that detects pictures of bone to diagnose injury or infection
  • Brain scans – A procedure that identifies the brain structure and function
  • Breast imaging – A test that helps determine whether breast cancer is present
  • Gallium scans – A test that helps detect abnormal tumors, infections and more
  • Heart scans – A scan that captures an image of the heart to help detect and diagnose heart conditions
  • Renal scans – A scan that assesses how well the kidneys are functioning
  • Thyroid scans – Imaging that determines thyroid gland size, function and whether there are any abnormalities

To schedule an appointment for a nuclear medicine test

  • Battle Creek: Central scheduling (269) 245-8666
  • Kalamazoo and Paw Paw area: Central scheduling (269) 341-8700 or (888) 741-6415
  • South Haven:  Testing & Imaging (269) 639-2828, option 1

To learn more about specific nuclear medicine procedures, visit the Nuclear Medicine page at radiologyinfo.org.

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