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PURPOSE To describe the radionuclide three-phase whole-body bone imaging (TPWBBI) technique and discuss the usefulness of its application. MATERIALS AND METHODS TPWBBI was performed after a single intravenous injection of 555 to 925 MBq (15 to 25 mCi) Tc-99m MDP. Whole-body arterial flow (phase one) followed by blood-pool and tissue perfusion (phase two)(More)
BACKGROUND Neuroendocrine tumors, usually small cell (oat cell) carcinomas, are almost always primary in the lungs and are highly malignant. Similar tumors have recently been described to occur in various extrapulmonary sites, such as the uterine cervix and prostate. We report a primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast in a female first diagnosed by(More)
The processing of amang (one of a number of tin-tailing products) for its valuable minerals has associated with the radiological and environmental problems. The processing and stockpiling of amang and ilmenite in open-air spaces, subject as it is to environmental influences, gives rise to a potential for affecting residents in adjacent area. A case study(More)
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