Intravenous aminohydroxypropylidene bisphosphonate does not modify 99mTc-hydroxymethylene bisphosphonate bone scintigraphy. A prospective study.


Bisphosphonates have marked affinity for bone that makes them useful in both the treatment and imaging of bone lesions. Bone scintigraphy is very sensitive for the detection of bone metastases, which can cause life-threatening hypercalcemia requiring emergency treatment. This prospective study was done to determine whether intravenous administration of… (More)


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