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OBJECTIVES Methamphetamine (MA) is associated with alterations of cardiac structure and function, although it is less known. In this study, we assessed possible abnormality in myocardial perfusion and left ventricular function using gated myocardial perfusion SPECT. METHODS Fifteen patients with MA abuse, on the basis of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual… (More)
We reported a 14 months old boy referred for evaluation of chylous ascites to our nuclear medicine department. Tc-99m Phytate was injected subcutaneously in his calves and whole body images as well as abdominal SPECT were performed. The SPECT images could localize an area of several intestinal lymphangiomata in the abdominal region. The abnormal region was… (More)
A 31-year-old woman underwent Tc-labeled UBI scanning for diagnosis of possible prosthesis infection evaluation in our department. The scan showed an area of increased tracer uptake in the mid-lateral portion of the left thigh. This was proven to be due to a retained surgical gauze in her left thigh.