triple-phase bone scan


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triple-phase bone scan

; TPBS tissue imaging reflecting tissue uptake of technetium-99m (Tc-99m) after intravenous injection
  • blood pool phase imaging soft structures 3-6 minutes following intravenous Tc-99m injection

  • delayed phase; metabolic phase imaging osseous structures 4-6 hours following intravenous Tc-99m injection

  • flow phase imaging vascular structures immediately following intravenous Tc-99m injection

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An urgent triple-phase bone scan revealed diffuse hyperemia in the right hand and wrist, with the left arm being normal.
Triple-phase bone scans are not an accurate diagnostic tool for CRPS Type I patients.