A new imaging modality in detection of caustic oesophageal injury: Technetium-99m pyrophosphate scintigraphy.

@article{Aksu2009ANI,
  title={A new imaging modality in detection of caustic oesophageal injury: Technetium-99m pyrophosphate scintigraphy.},
  author={Burhan Aksu and Gulay Durmuş-Altun and Funda Ustun and Neşe Torun and Mehmet Kanter and Hasan C Umit and Nejdet Sut},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={409-15}
}
OBJECTIVES Early oesophagoscopy is usually recommended in children after caustic ingestion to assess the severity of the initial digestive lesions. An oesophagoscopic procedure in children always demands to be performed under sedation and bears a certain risk of iatrogenic injury. The purpose of the study is to determine the value and sensitivity of Tc-99m… CONTINUE READING