Hatem Hammami

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The aim of this review was to recall the relevance of the myocardial perfusion scintigraphy procedure in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease. Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy is undergone after treadmill exercise or pharmacological stress by infusion of Dipyridamole. Thallium-201, sestamibi-Tc99m and tetrofosmine-Tc99m are the most frequently used(More)
UNLABELLED THE OBJECTIVE of this work is to evaluate a new therapy, the metabolic radiotherapy to the 153Samarium-EDTMP, of recent introduction in Tunisia, in the painful bony metastasis treatment observed at the patients affected of cancer of the prostate. METHODS It is about a retrospective survey with a receding of 40 months, achieved through 45 files(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was to assess the role of thyroglobulin in monitoring patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma. METHODS We retrospectively sudied thirty patients who had total thyroidectomy and had been followed beteween 1999 and 2004 in nuclear medicine department. They have had iodine 131 whole body scans, repeated determination(More)
Usually differentiated thyroid cancer is a slow growing tumor with low metastatic potential. We present the case of female patient of 26-years-old who underwent thyroidectomy, followed by 3.7 GBq of 131 I. The post-therapeutic whole-body scan showed intense uptake in the left part of posterior thorax and a faint radioactivity in the upper right tibia. A(More)
AIMS The aim of this study is to evaluate meta-iodo-benzyl-guanidine scintigraphy in the diagnosis and the management of neuroblastoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS betwen september 1999 and jun 2004, 16 children aging from 4 months to 6 years, with neuroblastoma, underwent mIBG scintigraphy in military hospital nuclear medicine department. RESULTS 23 mIBG(More)
UNLABELLED THE AIM of this study is to evaluate the accuracy of scintigraphic preoperative localization of abnormal parathyroid gland. METHODS 25 patients with confirmed hyperparathyroidism undergone scintigraphic and ultrasound localization prior to surgery. Paratthyroid scintigraphy was done with thallium - techetium substraction and(More)
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS) is a painful condition that usually follows regional trauma. We report the case of a 13-year-old girl that was seen for a painful swelling of the right hand associated with palmar hyperhidrosis, which occurred after a trauma to the hand. Bone scan images showed early tissue abnormality, which was more significant(More)
Pulmonary calcification is a subdiagnosed metabolic lung disease that is commonly asymptomatic and frequently associated with end-stage renal disease. We report a case of a 21-year-old man with a 4-year history of end-stage renal disease without respiratory symptoms. We discover incidentally on a bone scan a pulmonary calcification. Parathyroidectomy was(More)
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