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Normal Pinhole Scintigraphic Anatomy of Bone and Joint

  • Yong-Whee BahkEmail author
  • Soo-Kyo Chung
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Abstract

Pinhole bone scintigraphy can portray the anatomy of the skeletal system in much greater detail than ordinary planar scintigraphy. Its level of resolution in practice has been shown to be reasonably comparable to that of radiography as far as gross topography is concerned. This chapter systematically describes normal pinhole scintigraphic anatomy. It will be seen that the pinhole scan approach substantially enhances the recognition of anatomy compared to the conventional scan approach (Flanagan and Maisey (1985) An atlas of normal skeletal scintigraphy. Wolfe Medical, London; Merrick MV (1987) The normal bone scan. In: Fogelman I (ed) Bone scanning in clinical practice. Springer, Berlin).

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine and RadiologySun Ae General HospitalSeoulSouth Korea
  2. 2.Department of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineThe Catholic University of KoreaSeoulSouth Korea

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