The Nuclear Medicine Department at Jackson General Hospital boasts state-of-the-art equipment comparable to any other facility in the region. Various tests are available including a myocardial stress test that detects early presence of heart disease. Scans that may be performed include thyroid, cardiac (heart), lung, gallbladder, liver, renal (kidney), and bone.
Nuclear Medicine tests use very small amounts of radioactive material to diagnose and sometimes treat disease. These tests provide accurate images and valuable information. Nuclear Medicine is a safe, effective, and important tool in healthcare.
For more information on procedures and appointments, please contact 304-373-1580.