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University Hospital Jena

location_on Jena, Germany
8.9/10 from 69 Votes

Department of Nuclear Medicine (278026)

Martin Freesmeyer

Dr. med.

Martin Freesmeyer

Specialized in: nuclear medicine

The Department of Nuclear Medicine at the University Hospital Jena under the direction of Dr. med. Martin Freesmeyer offers conventional diagnosis involving the use of a gamma camera, PET/CT and a broad range of nuclear treatment options. The main treatment possibilities include radioiodine therapy, selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) and peptide receptor radionuclide therapy.     

The therapeutic method is selected depending on the specific clinical situation. In particular, selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) is more effective for high vascularization of a liver tumor. The team of specialists of the department is highly experienced in applying SIRT for hepatocellular carcinoma and liver metastasis, for example, due to breast, colon cancer or neuroendocrine tumors (NETs).

The Department of Nuclear Medicine offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services:

  • Conventional diagnosis by means of a gamma camera
    • Inflammations: scintigraphy of the inflammatory processes
    • Heart: myocardial scintigraphy (especially in loading ischemia/preoperatively)
    • Lungs
    • Lymph efflux (sentinel lymph node)
    • Gastrointestinal tract
    • Adrenal gland
    • Parathyroid gland
    • Nervous system
    • Kidneys/urinary tract
    • Thyroid
    • Skeleton
  • PET/CT
  • Therapy
    • Radioactive iodine therapy
    • Radiosynovectomy (shoulder, elbow, ankle, hand)
    • Radiosynovectomy (knee joint)
    • Radiosynovectomy (finger and toe joints)
    • Selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT)
    • Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT)
    • Pain therapy (skeletal metastases)
    • MIBG (malignant pheochromocytomas and neuroblastomas) 
    • Zevalin therapy (Non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas)

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