Hot Lab 

Nuclear Medicine



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

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