thallium


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Synonyms for thallium

a soft grey malleable metallic element that resembles tin but discolors on exposure to air

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The subjects with higher-than-normal thallium levels also exhibited varying degrees of symptoms consistent with thallium toxicity including cardiac arrhythmias, fatigue, and hair loss.
Thallium induces hydrogen peroxide generation by impairing mitochondrial function.
Liver scan, thyroid scan and thallium heart scan, moreover, the pharmaceuticals used for these techniques were MIBI (Methoxy-Isobutyl-Isonitrile), MDP (methylene diphosphonate), DTPA (diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid), Phytate, Plane Tc-99m (technetium 99m) and Thallium-201, respectively.
Soon enough the words "thallium, "Sun Wei", "Tsinghua poisoning, "Tsinghua thallium, "thallium poisoning," and several other combinations of related words also returned the error page.
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A total of 33 patients underwent exercise thallium scintigraphy, with abnormal results in eight (24%).
It is important for you to realize, however, that a negative thallium stress test at times may be insufficient to accurately predict the degree of coronary obstruction, and a heart catheterization may be indicated as the next step in your evaluation.
In conjunction with thallium imaging or dobutamine stress echocardiography, D-ribose supplementation has been used to enhance detection of hibernating myocardium.
Their results found that cake two Iraqi officials and their families had eaten was laced with thallium - a heavy metal often used by the former Saddam Hussein regime to get rid of opponents.
Poisons experts at a Birmingham hospital saved the lives of two Iraqi families who were poisoned after eating a cake laced with thallium.
Two American women poisoned by thallium during a trip to Russia were released Monday from a Los Angeles hospital.
Doctors thought Litvinenko had been given thallium and only found radioactive polonium 210 with their final test.
Nuclear stress testing, involving injections of radioactive materials such as thallium and technetium, can raise the exposure to about twice that of CT angiography.
Doctors ruled out both thallium - the heavy metal originally blamed for his sickness - and radiation.