Dynamic SPECT of the brain using a lipophilic technetium-99m complex, PnAO.

Abstract

The lipophilic 99mTc-labeled oxime propylene amine oxime (PnAO) should, according to recent reports behave like 133Xe in the human brain. This study compares SPECT images of the two tracers in six subjects: four stroke cases, one transitory ischemic attack case and one normal subject. Technetium-99m PnAO was injected i.v. as a bolus of 15 to 25 mCi. The… (More)

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