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Skeletal Scintigraphy

  • C. Schiepers
Part of the Diagnostic Imaging book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Bone scintigraphy is one of the common procedures in routine nuclear medicine. The study is relatively simple, no patient preparation is required, and the imaging procedure is well standardized throughout diagnostic imaging departments. Modern equipment has greatly enhanced the ease of operation and permits imaging in planar, tomographic, and whole-body mode.

Keywords

Positron Emission Tomography Bone Scintigraphy Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Positron Emission Tomography System Skeletal Scintigraphy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Schiepers
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular and Medical PharmacologyUCLA School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA

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