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How to Do a Bone Scan

  • Mary Prescott
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Abstract

A nuclear medicine bone scan is a useful test for detecting areas of abnormal bone metabolism.

Keywords

Body Image Gamma Camera Late Image Methylene Diphosphonate Urticarial Rash 
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Further Reading

  1. British Nuclear Medicine Society. Clinical guidelines. 99mTc diphosphonate bone imaging for metastases. http://www.bnms.org.uk/bnms-clinical/. Accessed 31 March 2011.
  2. Sharp PF, Gemmell HG, Murray AD, editors. Practical nuclear medicine. 3rd ed. London: Springer; 2005.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Central Manchester Nuclear Medicine CentreManchester Royal InfirmaryManchesterUK

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