radionuclide scan

radionuclide scan

Radiopharmaceutical study Imaging Imaging of internal organs and tissues after injection or ingestion of a small amount of radioactive material which concentrates or localizes to a particular region or tissue, and is detected with a scanner Pulmonology Ventilation-perfusion scan, see there.
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The patients' age, sex, renal pelvic diameter, laterality, separated renal function on radionuclide scan, presence of renal scar on DMSA scan, urine culture results and the presence of symptomatic infections were used as input variables (Fig.
While awaiting technetium pertechnetate radionuclide scan and Meckel scan, the patient's melena resolved and his hemoglobin stabilized on day two.
Technetium-99 radionuclide scan showed no evidence of osteomyelitis of the lower extremities.
Patients are considered clinically disease-free if they have no evidence of disease according to physical examination, radionuclide scan or symptoms.
Positron Emission Tomography (PET scans); Pulmonary Scintigraphy; Radionuclide scans for Parathyroid localization; Prostate cancer staging scan; Renal Scintigraphy; Scrotal scintigraphy; Sentinel Lymph Node Detection, Biopsy; Melanoma/Breast Cancer Staging; Scans for Infection and Inflammation; SPECT scans; Thyroid studies; Tumor Scintigraphy (Gamma Camera).
In addition, radionuclide scans seen on the cover of JACC show that EECP significantly improves perfusion to ischemic regions of the heart.
Michaels went on to say, "The radionuclide scans seen in this study strongly suggest that improvement in exercise capacity is linked to better cardiac perfusion.
Currently, nuclear imaging is the accepted standard for detecting myocardial perfusion, with between 3 and 4 million radionuclide scans performed annually in the United States.