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Nuclear medicine patient leaflets

Diagnosis and treatment services

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Lutetium therapy

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having lutetium therapy for neuroendocrine tumours.

MIBG (meta-iodobenzylguanidine) therapy

Description:
This aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about mIBG therapy. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come into hospital.

Nuclear medicine appointments - coronvairus

Description:
This leaflet gives information about coming for an appointment in the Nuclear Medicine Department during the coronavirus pandemic.

Nuclear medicine DEXA/scan appointments - coronavirus

Description:
This leaflet gives information about coming for a scan or DEXA appointment in the Nuclear Medicine Department during the coronavirus pandemic.

Nuclear Medicine unit on Sarah Ward

Description:
This leaflet gives information for patients being admitted to Sarah Ward after radionuclide therapy.

Preparation for radioactive iodine therapy – Low iodine diet

Description:
This leaflet explains more about following a low iodine diet in preparation for radioactive iodine therapy.

Thyroid clinic - Your outpatient clinic visit

Description:
Your doctor has referred you to Guy's Hospital Nuclear Medicine Thyroid Clinic because you have a medical condition affecting your thyroid. An appointment has been made for you to see one of our thyroid consultants. There may also be a clinical nurse specialist and student present. This leaflet explains more about thyroid clinic.
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