gammagraphy


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gammagraphy

A breast imaging technique which may be used when the mammography proves difficult to interpret due to increased tissue density, scarring or fibrosis; it has been recommended for women with dense breasts and a family history of breast cancer.
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We describe two cases of hydrothorax that appeared after three months of start of PD, coursing with right pleural effusion, cough, dyspnea and decreased volume of drainage, the diagnosis was made by chest X-ray, thoracentesis and gammagraphy with intraperitoneal radioisotope infusion.
To carry out the gammagraphy, the collaboration between DP nurse and Medicine Nuclear allow the safe and painless administration of the radioisotope.
Diagnostic images: renal ultrasound, voiding cystogram and renal gammagraphy.
Pulmonary Thromboembolism: Angiographic evidence or perfusion gammagraphy showing deficient perfusion.
The patient was evaluated by a medical board which requested a renal gammagraphy with MAG 3 (Figure 3) and an abdominal and renal angioresonance (Figures 4 a,b,c), which evidenced the absence of the left renal function and absence of blood flow to the left lower limb and left kidney respectively.