scintiscan


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scintiscan

 [sin´tĭ-skan]
a two-dimensional representation (map) of the radiation emitted by a radioisotope, revealing its concentration in specific organs or tissues.

scin·ti·scan

(sin'ti-skan),
The record obtained by scintigraphy.
See also: scan.
Synonym(s): photoscan, scintigram

scintiscan

(sĭn′tĭ-skăn′)
scin′ti·scan′ner n.

scin·ti·scan

(sin'ti-skan)
The record obtained by scintigraphy.
See also: scan
Synonym(s): photoscan, scintigram.
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To fix on the diagnosis, neck scintiscan revealed parathyroid adenoma.
So multinodular goiter scan be better evaluated and its incidence estimated more accurately by a combination of clinical examination, ultrasonogram, scintiscan, intra-operative findings, FNAC and histopathological studies.
Using thyroid scintiscan or thyroid ultrasound examinations, TD cases were divided into three groups according to the location and size of the thyroid gland, as agenesis (83 cases, 35.5%), ectopy (85 cases, 36.3%), and hypoplasia with normal location (66 cases, 28.2%) (Table 1).
(3) Some critics have pointed out that the metaphyseal end of all long bones demonstrates an increase in the uptake on scintiscan, and the clavicle is no exception.
These include extended barium swallows, scintiscan, ultrasound, extended pH monitoring, and endoscopy, said Dr.
* The technetium-99 scintiscan is not especially sensitive, but it can be useful in evaluating nonacid reflux, gastric emptying, and aspiration.
Diagnostic tests commonly used to determine the presence of GERD include the upper gastrointestinal (UGI) series, esophageal pH monitoring, esophageal endoscopy and biopsy, and nuclear scintiscan.
A scintiscan can also determine the rate of gastric emptying.
Salivary gland function may be tested by salivary flow studies, sialography (an x-ray of the salivary glands and ducts after injection of a dye), and salivary scintiscan (use of photography to evaluate salivary gland function after injection of a dye).
The gastroesophageal scintiscan; comparison of methods to demonstrate gastroesophageal reflux.
These include clinical examination, thyroid function test, and ultrasonography, scintiscan, fine needle aspiration cytology and histopathological examination.
The indications of hemithyroidectomy (14 right and 14 left hemithyroidectomies) were suspicion of malignancy in 19 cases (67.9%) (cold areas in scintiscan or susceptible FNAB) and compressive symptoms in 9 cases (32.1%).