Nuclear Medicine

Offering unparalleled imaging services

Nuclear medicine is a type of medical imaging that uses small amounts of radioactive material in the diagnosis or treatment of many diseases. Experience top-of-the-line nuclear medicine technology at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial.

We are proud to use the Siemens Symbia Evo nuclear medicine camera – a revolutionary system designed to provide you with the highest quality diagnostic care in the most comfortable and efficient manner possible. This state-of-the-art nuclear medicine equipment for both general and cardiac imaging will allow us to meet your nuclear medicine imaging needs while delivering unmatched image quality.

Common uses of nuclear medicine procedures include both imaging scans for analysis and therapies for treatment.

Imaging scans can be useful in analyzing:

  • Kidney function
  • Heart blood flow and function
  • Lungs for respiratory and blood flow problems
  • Inflammation in the gallbladder
  • Bones for fractures, infection, arthritis and tumors
  • The presence or spread of cancer in various parts of the body
  • Intestinal blood loss
  • Infection
  • Thyroid function
  • Lymph nodes before surgery in patients with breast cancer or melanoma
  • Abnormalities in children's esophagus, kidneys and intestines

Call for an appointment

All exams require an order from your healthcare provider. Once you have an order, call (209) 339-7505 to schedule your exam. X-ray and mammograms are available on a walk-in basis.