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Scintigraphy and Other Diagnostic Modalities: Literature Review

  • Marc De Schrijver
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Part of the Developments in Nuclear Medicine book series (DNUM, volume 16)

Abstract

Ever since the incidental findings that 67Ga accumulates in inflammatory processes as well as in tumours, nuclear medicine has been evaluating its potential application to the diagnosis of septic and sterile lesions. It met with a certain degree of success in such areas as inflammation of the pelvis, small and large bowel, vascular grafts and muscle. It also proved to be of value in fever of unknown origin, post-operative inflammations, kidney transplants, rhabdomyolysis and certain skeletal afflictions.

Keywords

Infective Endocarditis Septic Arthritis Leukocyte Scintigraphy Label Leukocyte 67Ga Citrate 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc De Schrijver
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  1. 1.Radiopharmaceutical DivisionSolco Basle Ltd.BasleSwitzerland

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