University Hospital rechts der Isar der TU München

Munich, Germany


Department of Nuclear Medicine


Markus Schwaiger

Prof. Dr. med.

Markus Schwaiger

Specialized in: Nuclear Medicine

Maintaining close cooperation with other disciplines, the Department of Nuclear Medicine at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar provides a wide range of advanced diagnosis and therapy by means of radioactive substances. A special attention is paid to diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant thyroid diseases.

The Department of Nuclear Medicine is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Markus Schwaiger. The Department has a lot of experience in diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant thyroid diseases. It has one of the largest radio-iodotherapy units in Germany. Other priority areas of the Department of Nuclear Medicine at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar include clinical use of positron emission tomography (PET) for the diagnosis of oncological, cardiological and neurological diseases. The Department of Nuclear Medicine at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Markus Schwaiger has an integrated PET/CT camera for this purpose. This camera enables a combined metabolic PET-diagnosis and X-ray computer tomography during a single session. 

The Department offers the following treatment option to its patients:

  • Radioiodotherapy for benign and malignant thyroid diseases
  • Treatment by means of radium-223 dichloride Xofigo TM for prostatic carcinoma
  • Lu-177 isotope therapy–PSMA in case of prostatic cancer metastases
  • 177-LuDotatate therapy
  • Selective internal radiotherapy for primary and secondary liver cancers
  • Radiosynovectomy
  • Pain therapy



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