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Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 185–186 | Cite as

Focal retention of Tc-99m sestamibi at central venous catheter tip: A potential source of artifact

  • Charles J. HardebeckEmail author
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Keywords

Central Venous Catheter Thymoma Cardiac SPECT Left Subclavian Vein Peripheral Venous Access 
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© American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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