HOT laboratory in the Central Radio-pharmacy of nuclear medicine department is dedicated for storage and production of conventional SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography) radiopharmaceuticals. Dedicated isolators are in place for Technetium-99 generators and long–lived radioisotopes like radioactive Iodine. Hot lab is equipped with dose calibrators for accurate and safe measurement and dispensing of radiopharmaceuticals.
SKMCH&RC in Karachi will have 3 Hot Labs in Nuclear Medicine (similar to the ones at SKMCH&RC, Lahore, photographs of which are shown above).
- Fixation of a lifetime dedication plaque outside of the Hot Lab in Nuclear Medicine at SKMCH&RC, Karachi
- Placement of the name of Donor on the Founding Donor Monument to be built at SKMCH&RC, Karachi