An analysis of cerebral blood flow in acute closed-head injury using technetium-99m-HMPAO SPECT and computed tomography.


Technetium-99m-hexamethylpropyleneamine (HMPAO) SPECT and x-ray CT were compared in 15 patients with acute closed-head injury. There were 44 focal lesions in all. Fifteen (34%) lesions were seen on both x-ray and SPECT. Seventeen (39%) lesions were seen only on SPECT. Twelve (27%) of the lesions were seen on x-ray tomography only. Of the lesions seen on x… (More)


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