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I131 WBS (Thyroxine (T4) Withdrawal Method)

By |2018-05-16T10:41:48+03:00September 21st, 2013|Endocrine system, Nuclear Medicine|

Before I131 WBS (Thyroxine (T4) Withdrawal Method) measurement of serum TSH-stimulated thyroglobulin (Tg) is recognized as a sensitive method for detecting residual/recurrent well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma (WDTC) in patients previously treated by surgery and radioactive iodine (RAI) ablation therapy. WDTC patients who have an undetectable serum Tg on thyroid hormone therapy (THT) in the [...]

I131 WBS (Thyrotropin-Alfa Stimulated Method)

By |2018-05-16T10:30:23+03:00September 21st, 2013|Endocrine system, Nuclear Medicine|

A Thyrogen stimulated total body scan with Iodine- 131 is a nuclear medicine procedure used in patients with a history of thyroid cancer. Usually, patients have had their thyroid gland removed and are undergoing a routine check up to make sure the cancer has not returned. Thyrogen is like the body's naturally [...]

Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

By |2018-05-17T10:41:19+03:00September 21st, 2013|Cardiovascular system|

Myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) is a non-invasive imaging test that shows how well blood flows through (perfuses) your heart muscle. It can show areas of the heart muscle that aren't getting enough blood flow. This test is often called a nuclear stress test. It can also show how well the heart muscle [...]