Thyroid is an endocrine gland, found below the adam’s apple, helps in producing hormones required for controlling your body’s metabolism, i.e., every single cell in the body depends upon thyroid hormones for their normal functioning. Thyroid gland takes iodine from the food we eat and helps in producing thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). Thyroid hormone regulates body functions like breathing, heart rate, central and peripheral nervous systems,body weight, muscle strength, menstrual cycles, body temperature, cholesterol level, etc. Improper working of thyroid hormone results in diseases like Goiter, Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Thyroid nodules, and Thyroid cancer. Thyroid diseases varies from very small, harmless disorders to life threatening disorders like cancer. It can be diagnosed by doctors through medical history, physical examination, thyroid test and biopsy.
DDNMRC is one of the most leading diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine centers inside and outside Kerala. The main motto of DDNMRC is to deliver best patient care with best quality results, cost effective and best laboratory services. DDMRC provides valuable information on medical fields using nuclear medicine studies. DDMRC provide scanning like Thyroid scan pertechnetate (99mTcO4-), Whole body and thyroid scan-Sodium Iodide (Na131I), Parathyroid Scan- Pertechnetate (99mTcO4-) and 99mTc-MIBI, and 131I-IMIBG Scan.