Chief of the department: Vakhromeeva Margarita Nikolaevna, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Laureate of the Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation, Leading Specialist in the Field of Nuclear Medicine, Member of the European Society for Nuclear Medicine.

The department has a wide range of diagnostic assistance, including almost the entire range of radionuclide, functional and ultrasound research methods.

This is the only department in Moscow, which combines the methods of functional, ultrasound and radioisotope diagnostics, which allows for the most complete examination of patients in the shortest possible time on modern high-tech equipment of the world’s leading manufacturers.

The Department of Radionuclide and Functional Diagnostics is the base of the Institute for Advanced Training of Physicians of the Pirogov National Medical and Surgical Center, where postgraduate education and advanced training of cardiologists, therapists, radiologists and physicians of functional diagnostics are conducted.

High professionalism of the personnel of the department will ensure you a quick, high-quality and attentive examination in one day.

The department consists of two divisions

  1. Division of Functional Research Methods.
  2. Division of Radionuclide Research Methods.

Timely qualified diagnostics is the key to preserving your health and longevity!

Your choice will be correct if you contact our department for examination.

Information for patients

  • All studies are carried out by appointment
  • After the introduction of the radiopharmaceutical and before the study, the patient must stay within the compartment in the “Waiting room”.
  • During the research, it is necessary to disconnect mobile phones and strictly follow the recommendations of the department’s medical staff.
  • After the end of the examination, the adult patient can lead a normal life, since for the study drugs are labeled with short-lived isotopes (technetium-99m) in small doses.
  • During the day after the test, avoid close contact with pregnant women and children under 14 years of age.
  • Within 24 hours after examination, exclude breastfeeding.

Preparation of patients for research

Scintigraphy of the thyroid and parathyroid glands

  • Withdrawal of thyroid-stimulating, antiarrhythmic and iodine-containing drugs for 48 hours and more after agreement with the attending physician.


  • Withdrawal of diuretics and hypotensive drugs for 24 hours after agreement with the attending physician.
  • On the day of the study, a substanial breakfast is recommended.

Bone scintigraphy (osteoscintigraphy)

  • Preparation is not required.

Scintigraphy of the liver (hepatography)

  • The study is performed strictly on an empty stomach.

Lung scintigraphy (perfusion)

  • Preparation is not required.

Breast scintigraphy

  • Preparation is not required.

Radionuclide Tomography of the myocardium (scintigraphy of the myocardium)

  • The study is performed strictly on an empty stomach.
  • Withdrawal of β-blockers and prolonged nitrates for 24-48 hours after agreement with the attending physician.

Contact Information

Address: 105203, Moscow, Nizhnyaya Pervomayskaya str., 70
Contact phone number: +7 (499) 464-03-03
+7 (499) 463-65-30

How to reach us by using public transport

“Pervomaiskaya” metro station (last carriage of the train out of the city centre). From “Pervomaiskaya” metro station by any tram or trolley bus go to the stop “15th Parkovaya Street”. Go along the 15th Park Street to the intersection with the Nizhnyaya Pervomaiskaya Street, turn left and walk about a hundred meters to the entrance of the Pirogov National Medical and Surgical Center.