[Role of 123-I-metaiodobenzylguanidine imaging as a component in the diagnosis and treatment of neuroblastoma].

@article{Ivanova2008RoleO1,
  title={[Role of 123-I-metaiodobenzylguanidine imaging as a component in the diagnosis and treatment of neuroblastoma].},
  author={Anastasiya Ivanova and Alexey V Sokolov and A N Ialfimov and Olga N Savchenko},
  journal={Voprosy onkologii},
  year={2008},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={521-4}
}
Tomoscintigraphy with 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine reveals function of tumor tissue. It may be used for both primary diagnosis of neuroblastoma, monitoring treatment efficiency and prognosis. Before single photon emission tomography using 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine is undertaken, MRI by means of computed tomography should be carried out in abdominal area… CONTINUE READING