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Dimercaptosuccinic Acid SPECT and Planar
Gamma camera imaging
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-23T04:51:51-0400
The aim of the project is to undertake clinical development of a hybrid compact gamma camera that combines gamma ray and optical imaging. It is an extension of the previous pilot study usi...
This study evaluates SPECT image data acquired from Spectrum Dynamics' multi-purpose CZT SPECT camera. All subjects will undergo routine clinical Anger SPECT imaging and an additional SPEC...
An Evaluation of the Safety of Escalating Doses of Tc 99m Tilmanocept by Intravenous (IV) Injection and Skeletal Joint Imaging With SPECT in Subjects With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Healthy Controls
Prospective, open-label, multicenter, dose escalation, safety study of injected Tc 99m tilmanocept in the detection of and assessment of localization to skeletal joints in subjects with an...
Myocardial perfusion tomoscintigraphy is a routine medicine procedure to check for the presence and severity of abnormalities of myocardial perfusion, as well as the extension of infarctio...
A feasibility trial to evaluate the usefulness of a high efficiency camera (D-SPECT) as an imaging modality for general nuclear medicine applications such as oncology.
It was aimed to examine the performance of planar, SPECT and SPECT/CT in lymph nodes detection of breast cancer.
Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) with Lu-HA-DOTATATE has evolved as a new path in the treatment of somatostatin-receptor-expressing neuroendocrine tumors. The kidneys are proven as orga...
Whole-body bone scan (BS) is the clinical standard in detecting bone metastases in prostate cancer patients. Additional SPECT/CT has allowed to significantly increase its diagnostic accuracy. Howev...
A nontoxic radiopharmaceutical that is used in the diagnostic imaging of the renal cortex.
A type of MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING that uses only one nuclear spin excitation per image and therefore can obtain images in a fraction of a second rather than the minutes required in traditional MRI techniques. It is used in a variety of medical and scientific applications.
A method of computed tomography that uses radionuclides which emit a single photon of a given energy. The camera is rotated 180 or 360 degrees around the patient to capture images at multiple positions along the arc. The computer is then used to reconstruct the transaxial, sagittal, and coronal images from the 3-dimensional distribution of radionuclides in the organ. The advantages of SPECT are that it can be used to observe biochemical and physiological processes as well as size and volume of the organ. The disadvantage is that, unlike positron-emission tomography where the positron-electron annihilation results in the emission of 2 photons at 180 degrees from each other, SPECT requires physical collimation to line up the photons, which results in the loss of many available photons and hence degrades the image.
The use of molecularly targeted imaging probes to localize and/or monitor biochemical and cellular processes via various imaging modalities that include RADIONUCLIDE IMAGING; ULTRASONOGRAPHY; MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING; fluorescence imaging; and MICROSCOPY.
Drugs that bind to but do not activate GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID receptors, thereby blocking the actions of endogenous GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID or GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID agonists.
Nephrology - kidney function
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions...