Radionuclide venography of the lower extremities and inferior vena cava by continuous injection and moving bed gamma camera technique

D. B. Hayt, K. Reddy, H. Patel, L. M. Freeman

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Abstract

Radionuclide venography has proved to be a tedious procedure because of the need for multiple imaging set ups with coordinated, repeated injections of radionuclide. The use of a moving bed gamma camera has shortened the procedure. This method enables the entire sapheno femoral iliac caval system to be visualized in continuity on a single film. The moving table top system also adequately imaged the suspected areas of thrombi or endothelial damage on the post exercise study on a single film.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)748-750
Number of pages3
JournalRADIOLOGY
Volume121
Issue number3 I
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1976
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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