sestamibi

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sestamibi

(sĕs′tə-mē′bē)
n.
An injectable drug containing an isotope of the radioactive element technetium, used in nuclear medicine imaging primarily to visualize the heart muscle, parathyroid glands, and breast tissue.

sestamibi

99mTc or technicium-99m sestamibi Imaging A myocardial perfusion agent for assessing an 'at-risk' myocardium–for acute MI, used with tomography to determine the final size of an acute MI
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Transaxial FLAIR MR images show raw data images from the initial imaging, a Cardiolite (technetium Tc99m sestamibi) exam, demonstrated a subtle region of abnormally increased activity in the left breast (Figure 1).
As the end of the patent for Cardiolite drew near, the agency was tasked to revitalize the brand by giving it a "launch" look and feel--as well as help Cardiolite continue to maintain its dominant share of the market in the face of growing competition.
manufacturer of the radioactive dye Cardiolite, and by Fujisawa Healthcare Inc.
DuPont brings a number of new products to the table, including Sustiva (for HIV/AIDS), Coumadin (a blood anticoagulant) and Cardiolite (a cardiovascular imaging agent).
The flap resulted from DuPont claiming that Syncor purchased and sold counterfeit doses of DuPont's Cardiolite, a cardiac imaging product used to examine blood flow through the heart.
5 billion, led by such products as Sustiva, Coumadin and Cardiolite.
Woodland Hills-based Syncor announced Monday it has filed a defense with Mexican regulators that denies charges it purchased and sold counterfeit doses of DuPont's Cardiolite, a cardiac imaging product used to examine blood flow in the heart.
DuPont also continues to hold solid competitive positions with such drugs as Sustiva, a market-leading therapy to treat HIV; Coumadin, an oral anticoagulant; and Cardiolite, a nuclear cardiology imaging agent.
Also, Syncor has the exclusive distribution rights to Cardiolite, a popular cardiac-imaging agent that represents 40 percent of its sales to VHA and UHC.
Some of Du Pont Merck's best-known commercial drugs are Coumadin, an oral anticoagulant; Sinemet/CR, a treatment for Parkinson's disease; ReVia, a treatment for alcohol dependency; and Cardiolite, a heart-imaging agent.
2) Segun Camacho, "el material obsequiado se componia de: libros, entre los que figuraba el Curso elemental de botanica de Casimiro Gomez de Ortega, planos, laminas de animales y vegetales, "quinientos Testaceos que forman una regular coleccion de conchas de sus 36 generos de Linneo" muestras minerales, tres fosiles "preciosos": echinites, planorbites y cardiolites, un microscopico, un anteojo acromatico para observaciones astronomicas, un termometro y un prisma" (Camacho, 1971: 10-11).