New starch-based radiotracer for lung perfusion scintigraphy

Abstract

In order to avoid the microbiological risks linked to human serum albumin macroaggregates (MAA) used for lung perfusion scintigraphy, we developed a new starch-based Tc-99m potential radiopharmaceutical. Microparticles were prepared from oxidised starch coupled to natural polyamine for Tc-99m complexation. Suspensions were formulated as ready-to-use kits… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00259-009-1226-6

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