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a crystalline metallic element not found in nature

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About Medical Radioisotopes - Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) and Technetium-99m (Tc-99m)
One tracer which shows potential is Technetium-99m (99mTc) labeled anti-infective agent which has recently been introduced as infection seeking tracer [7].
Clinical value of parathyroid scintigraphy with technetium-99m methoxyisobutylisonitrile: discrepancies in clinical data and a systematic metaanalysis of the literature.
Renal handling of technetium-99m DMSA: evidence for glomerular filtration and peritubular uptake.
2) In addition, Technetium-99m red blood cells have been used to demonstrate pooling in a case of renal varix caused by hematuria.
Participants underwent electrocardiographic-gated myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomographic technetium-99m tetrofosmin scintigraphy at rest and during stress at baseline and 3 months.
Unilateral neck exploration and excision of adenoma was carried out successfully in all cases where the results of ultrasound neck and technetium-99m sestamibi scan were concordant.
Perhaps most important, however, is the recent global shortage of molybdenum-99, which has affected the supply of the most popular and versatile radionuclide, technetium-99m, for imaging studies.
Introduction: To measure the extent of radiation exposure to a surgeon after injecting 91 patients undergoing sentinel lymph node biopsy with radioactive isotope technetium-99m.
Technetium-99m radiopharmaceuticals; status and trends.
A radioactive isotope known as Technetium-99m is the active ingredient in treatments ranging from brain scans to fighting cancer.
Technetium-99m sestamibi scintigraphy is sensitive and specific for the staging and the followup of patients with multiple myeloma: a multicentre study on 397 scans.
During an MBI examination, the patient receives a dose of technetium-99m sestamibi, a nuclear tracer that's most commonly used today for cardiac imaging.
Rhodes is conducting a study that is administering very low doses of technetium-99m sestamibi to women at various times in their cycle in an attempt to confirm that the follicular phase produces the clearest tumor images.
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