MIBG


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MIBG

M-iodobenzyl-guanidine. A formulation of 123I used for neuroectodermal tumour imaging, which has a maximum of 400 MBq administered activity.

metaiodobenzylguanidine

(mĕt″ă-ī-ō″dō-bĕn″zĭl-gwah′nĭ-dēn″),

MIBG

A precursor of a neurotransmitter that is used for a variety of nuclear medicine studies, including the detection of neuroectodermal tumors (e.g., neuroblastoma or pheochromocytoma) and myocardial perfusion imaging.
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Radiotracer dose in the range of 37 to 55 MBq I-131 MIBG was injected intravenously adjusted to patients' weight according to EANM recommendations.
Patients were followed with serial CT and MIBG imaging every 6-16 weeks.
Based on cardiac [sup.123]I-MIBG, a threshold of >2 abnormal CARTs could determine significant differences in the assessment of CAN with cardiac MIBG imaging.
MIBG is considered the best tool to evaluate for the presence of a neuroendocrine tumor and metastases [7], but not all dopamine-excreting tumors accumulate MIBG.
Patient was planned for 24-hour urinary and plasma fractionated metanephrines, normetanephrines and catecholamines and I123 Metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) scan.
* FDG PET/CT is recommended in select cases for staging if the tumour is not meta-iodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) avid or has a low affinity for MIBG.
MIBG scan showed localization to right adrenal without evidence of metastatic disease.
Impaired mitochondrial respiration and stimulated glycolysis by m-iodobenzylguanidine (MIBG).
A confirmacao e feita pela tomografia computadorizada (TC) e ressonancia nuclear magnetica (RNM) de abdome, ou ainda pela cintilografia com metaiodo-benzilguanidina iodo-131 (MIBG).
Tests provided by this specialization include nuclear imaging of the bones, checking bacteria using carbon, checking the function of the stomach and esophagus, examination of the kidneys using DMSA, the thyroid gland and parathyroid examination, and MIBG scan, among others.
Diffusion weighted imaging best discriminates PD from MSA-P: A comparison with tilt table testing and heart MIBG scintigraphy.