Role of 99mTc Sulesomab in the diagnosis of prosthetic joint infections

  title={Role of 99mTc Sulesomab in the diagnosis of prosthetic joint infections},
  author={Karthikeyan P. Iyengar and Sobhan Vinjamuri},
  journal={Nuclear Medicine Communications},
BackgroundInvestigation of suspected infection in prosthetic joint replacements is a difficult orthopaedic problem with important therapeutic implications. MethodsWe retrospectively analysed the results of 38 patients referred with a clinical suspicion of bone or joint infections. Referrals were made for suspected infection of prosthetic hip joints (17), total knee replacements (13), total elbow replacements (4) and total shoulder replacements (4). Sulesomab imaging was done with 650 MBq of… Expand
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