Nuclear Medicine at SKMCH&RC, Peshawar

The Department of Nuclear Medicine at SKMCH&RC, Peshawar delivers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic applications of the nuclear medicine specialty.


Nuclear Medicine Facilities at SKMCH&RC, Peshawar


  • Oncology (Cancer Staging and Follow-up)
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Fever of Unknown Origin

Nuclear Oncology:

  • Gallium-67 (Lymphoproliferative Disorders)

Nuclear Cardiology:

  • Multigated Acquisition Rest Scan (MUGA)

Genitourinary System:

  • Dynamic Renal Imaging
    • Diethylene-Triamine-Penta Acetic Acid (DTPA) for calculating Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR)
    • Mercapto-Acetyl-Triglycine (MAG-3)
  • Dimercaptosuccinic Acid (DMSA) Scan
  • Captopril Study
  • Nuclear Cystography
  • Testicular Imaging

Musculoskeletal imaging [SPECT/CT]:

  • Bone Scan
  • Bone Marrow Colloid Scan

Gastrointestinal Tract Imaging:

  • Meckel’s Scan
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding Scan

Hepatobiliary Imaging:

  • Hepatobiliary Iminodiacetic (HIDA) Scan
  • Liver-Spleen Colloid Imaging

Pulmonary Imaging:

  • Ventilation-Perfusion Scan

Endocrine Imaging [SPECT/CT]:

  • Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Imaging

Infectious Disease related Imaging: [SPECT/CT]:

  • Gallium-67

Bone Densitometry:

  • Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) Scan