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Nuclear Medicine Unit

Contact information

Street address

Tyks, U-hospital
Entrance 3A, 1st floor
Kiinamyllynkatu 4–8, Turku

Office hours

Mon to Fri:
7:30 am to 3:15 pm

Telephone

02 313 1840
office and appointments
Mon to Fri: 8 am to 3 pm

Fax

02 313 2892

Postal address

PO Box 52, 20521 Turku

Nuclear Medicine Unit

We perform isotope examinations, for example, of bones, the heart, blood circulation and breathing, the urinary tract and the lymphatic system. A very small amount of radiopharmaceutical substance is administered usually in the antecubital vein and its accumulation in the target organ is photographed with a gamma camera.

The sensitivity of isotope examination benefits the study. Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and its combination with a CT scan can be used selectively to enhance the accuracy of the diagnostics of the study.

We also perform isotope treatment based on the assessment of specialist physicians of internal medicine or oncology. These treatments and all examinations require a doctor's referral.

We offer our services to the wards of Tyks and other hospitals of the hospital district.

The Department of Nuclear Medicine has adhered to the accredited quality control system of the Finnish Accreditation Service (FINAS), by which it has been accredited since 2003. The accreditation resolution is based on the international standard SFS-EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005. You may read more about the field of competence of our laboratory (T150) and accreditation expiration times on the web page of the FINAS.

People in charge:

Head physician of department Marko Seppänen, phone 02 313 0492

Head nurse of department Anne Helminen, phone 02 313 2840

We are part of the Tyks Operational Division of Medicine.

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