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Nuclear Medicine/Infection

Nuclear Medicine:TOC

Infection

Popular Imaging AgentsEdit

99mTc-Medronate (MDP)Edit

Indium labeled WBCsEdit

Gallium-67Edit

99mTc-Sulfur ColloidEdit

99mTc-MDPEdit

Experimental Imaging AgentsEdit

18F-FTG PETEdit

99mTc-FanolesomabEdit

Immunocompromised InfectionEdit

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Fever of Unknown OriginEdit

Post Transplant/OperativeEdit

CardiacEdit

  • Scintography of post heart transplant infections have not been extensively studied, however, Gallium, Indium-111 WBC, and Tc99m HMPAO have been used.
    • PMID 16485569 -- "Value of radionuclide studies in cardiac transplantation." (Flotats A, Carrió I. 2005 Ann Nucl Med. 2006 Jan;20(1):13-21.)

Central Nervous SystemEdit

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CardiovascularEdit

  • Also see above "Post Transplant/Operative" - Cardiac

OsteomyelitisEdit

The Diabetic PatientEdit

AppendicitisEdit

    • ^ SAMPLE PMID 19426925 - "2008 Santa Fe Bone Symposium: update on osteoporosis." Lewiecki EM, Baim S, Bilezikian JP, Eastell R, LeBoff MS, Miller PD. (J Clin Densitom. 2009 Apr-Jun;12(2):135-57.)



Acronyms used:

  • MDP - Medronate or
  • 18F-FTG PET - (18)Fluorine-fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography