Inyección de galio

El gammagrama de galio es un tipo de escáner nuclear en el que se utiliza galio radioactivo para determinar si un paciente tiene inflamación en los pulmones. Se inyecta el galio en la vena y se toma una serie de rayos X para identificar dónde se acumuló el galio en los pulmones. Esta prueba generalmente se realiza cuando existe evidencia de inflamación de los pulmones (sarcoidosis).Inyección de galio

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Last reviewed 11/9/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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