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, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 86–92 | Cite as

Preoperative diagnosis of meckel’s diverticulum with99mTc-Pertechnetate

  • Luciano M. Feggi
  • Andrea Franchella
Original Contributions


99mTc-pertechnetate scintigraphy of the digestive tract was performed on 4 children with intestinal bleeding. Two of them showed a focal uptake in the right lower abdominal quadrant and a diagnosis of bleeding Meckel’s diverticulum was confirmed by surgery. This procedure being easy to perform, non-invasive and remunerative, should be systematically applied in paediatric intestinal bleeding.


Meckel’s diverticulum Radiopharmaceuticals Scintigraphy Stomach 99mTc-pertechnetate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luciano M. Feggi
    • 1
  • Andrea Franchella
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto di Radiologia — Servizio di Medicina Nuclearedell’Arcispedale S. Anna di FerraraFerraraItalia
  2. 2.Istituto di Patologia Speciale Chirurgica e Propedeutica Clinicadell’Università degli Studi di FerraraItalia

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