Nuclear Medicine/Infection

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Nuclear Medicine:TOC

Infection

Popular Imaging Agents[edit]

99mTc-Medronate (MDP)[edit]

Indium labeled WBCs[edit]

Gallium-67[edit]

99mTc-Sulfur Colloid[edit]

99mTc-MDP[edit]

Experimental Imaging Agents[edit]

18F-FTG PET[edit]

99mTc-Fanolesomab[edit]

Immunocompromised Infection[edit]

  • (Please add info)

Fever of Unknown Origin[edit]

Post Transplant/Operative[edit]

Cardiac[edit]

  • 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 System[edit]

  • (Please add info)

Cardiovascular[edit]

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

Osteomyelitis[edit]

The Diabetic Patient[edit]

Appendicitis[edit]

    • ^ 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