Donald R Germann

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Gallium citrate Ga 67 has been reported to be of value in the diagnosis of both malignant and infectious intra-abdominal diseases. The drug may also be taken up by mononuclear phagocytes in noninfectious tubulo-interstitial disease of the kidney. Positive renal scans from patients with these diseases either become negative or show decreased uptake following(More)
Leonidas, J. C., and Germann, D. R. (1974). Archives of Disease in Childhood, 49, 21. Technetium-99m pertechnetate imaging in diagnosis of Meckel's diverticulum. Abdominal imaging after intravenous injection of 99mTc pertechnetate is a simple, safe, and noninvasive diagnostic procedure to show ectopic gastric mucosa, which is present in most cases of(More)
Thirteen infants underwent selective intubation of a mainstem bronchus (SBI) for lobar emphysema of varying etiologies. Seven infants had pulmonary interstitial emphysema (PIE) with lobar hyperinflation secondary to hyaline membrane disease and mechanical ventilation. Six of these improved with SBI and five maintained permanent resolution upon cessation of(More)