gallium-67 citrate

gallium-67 citrate

radionucleotide used in nuclear medicine imaging, to assist diagnosis e.g. of inflammation, osteomyelitis, melanoma metastases
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The patient underwent a gallium-67 citrate scintigraphy (Figure 1) as a baseline study prior to receiving chemotherapy.
Anterior and posterior whole-body gallium-67 citrate scintigraphy performed 48 hours after intravenous injection of 10 mCi of gallium-67 citrate revealed marked splenomegaly.
2-5) In this case, we describe another splenic finding associated with MCL, a splenic infarct on gallium-67 citrate scintigraphy.
Gallium-67 citrate imaging is often performed together with bone scintigraphy to diagnose musculoskeletal infection.
Scintigraphic evaluation of the painful prosthetic joint: A comparison of gallium-67 citrate and indium-111 labelled leukocyte imaging.
In addition, gallium-67 citrate scintigraphy is frequently used for initial staging and follow-up (Figure 22).