Dr. Carroll R Markivee, MD - Locations

Nuclear Medicine Eureka, MO

About Dr. Carroll R Markivee MD

Dr. Carroll R Markivee, MD is a doctor primarily located in Eureka, MO. Their specialties include Nuclear Medicine, Radiology. They speak English.

Location

Get Directions Dr. Carroll R Markivee 71 Cedar Rdg Eureka, MO 63025

Specialties

Dr. Carroll R Markivee has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear medicine specialists are doctors who have extensive training in the use of nuclear substances, like radiation, to diagnose and treat certain illnesses.These specialists perform diagnostic tests in which a small amount of a radioactive substance is injected into a vein, inhaled or taken orally by the patient. The radioactive substance then enables the nuclear medicine specialist to use a scanner to detect the radiation level in the part of the body being examined in order to create an image of it with a computer. The images tell the physician whether there are abnormal changes in metabolism which indicate whether a disease or injury is present. These tests are often used to detect cancer.In addition to detecting cancer, substances like radioactive iodine can be either injected into the blood stream or taken orally to fight cancer and other diseases. After being ingested, the substance is absorbed by the thyroid gland and abnormal thyroid tissues are destroyed.
Radiology

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Carroll R Markivee has the following 1 expertise

  • Cancer

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  • 71 Cedar Rdg Eureka , MO 63025

More about Dr. Carroll R Markivee

Dr. Markivee works in Eureka, MO and specializes in Nuclear Medicine and Radiology.

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