Scintimammography screening for recurrent breast cancer in women.

  title={Scintimammography screening for recurrent breast cancer in women.},
  author={Kayode Solomon Adedapo and Partha Sarathi Choudhury},
  journal={African journal of medicine and medical sciences},
  volume={36 3},
Scintimammography (SM) is a nuclear medicine technique in which a tumour seeking radionuclide is used to localize or trace an active or residual tumour in breast tissue. It involves the injection ofa radiopharmaceutical into circulation and obtaining a scan of the breast tissue l0-15 min later. This procedure has been shown to be an accurate diagnostic tool… CONTINUE READING