Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) Scanner

A Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) scanner is a device designed to evaluate radiochemical purity of specific radiopharmaceuticals (chemicals used as dye or medicine) in nuclear medicine procedures such as bone scans and PET CT scans. If these chemicals contain impurities, they may alter the bio distribution of radiopharmaceuticals in body parts, resulting in distorted scintigraphic images (nuclear scanning test images). Therefore, this scanner helps to ensure accuracy of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures related to nuclear medicine.