Essays about: "whole-body bone scans"

Found 2 essays containing the words whole-body bone scans.

  1. 1. Evaluation of whole-body bone scans performed using a gamma camera with Cadmium Zinc Telluride detector

    University essay from

    Author : Victor Asp; [2022-01-13]
    Keywords : Medical physics; whole-body bone scans; gamma camera; Cadmium Zinc Telluride detector;

    Abstract : The bone scan is a common nuclear medicine imaging procedure that is mainly used for evaluating several oncological patient groups. A radioactive tracer, 99mTc -labelled diphosphonate, is injected intravenously and accumulates in the skeleton. The distribution of the tracer in the body is measured with a gamma camera 3 hours post-injection. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beräkning av bendensitet och benvolym vid datortomografisk helkroppsundersökning av katt : jämförelse av två metoder för beräkning samt inverkan av storlek, ålder, kön och osteoartrit

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Stefan Lindén; [2020]
    Keywords : katt; bendensitet; benvolym; datortomografi; benvolym; ålder; kön; storlek; felin osteoartrit;

    Abstract : Bone volume and bone density may be affected by disease. Measurement of bone volume and bone density in cats could possibly be used as a tool in diagnosing osteoarthritis (OA), lameness and other diseases expected to affect bone density and bone volume. Measurement of bone volume is also useful when evaluating body composition. READ MORE