Barrido nuclear

Se inyecta un radiorastreador en una vena periférica. Cuando éste se disipa, emite radiación gamma, la cual se detecta a través de una cámara Gamma. Cuando el rastreador se acumula en el órgano diana, es posible hacer un barrido o escaneo del área. Los barridos con radionucleótidos pueden detectar anomalías tales como fracturas, infecciones óseas, artritis, raquitismo y tumores que se han esparcido, entre otras.Barrido nuclear

Revision

Last reviewed 6/22/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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