Scintigraphic imaging of neuroadrenergic cardiac function : An in vitro and in-vivo study

Radiolabelled metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG), a monoamine uptake and storage tracer, is used for the scintigraphic detection of tumors deriving from the neural crest [1,2] as well as for assessing the functional status of the sympathetic nerve endings in the human heart and lungs [3, 4]. While there have been several publications dealing with the clinical… CONTINUE READING