Nuclear Medicine/Vascular/Shunting

Shunting edit

  • An abnormal communication between arterial and venous circulation.

Procedure[1] edit

    • ^ "Hepatopulmonary Syndrome: A Prospective Study of Relationships Between Severity of Liver Disease, Pa02 Response to 100% Oxygen, and Brain Uptake After 99mTc MAA Lung Scanning." (Krowka MJ, et al. Chest/118/3/Sept 2000.)
    • ^ ISBN 0-323-02946-9 -- "Nuclear Medicine: The Requisites, Third Edition (Requisites in Radiology)." (Harvey A. Ziessman, Janis P. O'Malley MD, James H. Thrall MD. 2006. Mosby, Inc.)

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