The location of middle mediastinal pheochromocytomas.

  title={The location of middle mediastinal pheochromocytomas.},
  author={Brahm Shapiro and James Sisson and Victor Kalff and J V Glowniak and Winston G. Satterlee and Gary M. Glazer and Isaac R. Francis and Raymond Bowers and Norman W. Thompson and Mark B. Orringer},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={87 6},
Eight middle mediastinal pheochromocytomas were located by means of 131I- meta- iodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy. The exact anatomic location of the lesions was confirmed by means of dynamic computed tomographic scanning following bolus injection of contrast medium. In all but one case the lesion had not been detected prior to scintigraphy despite extensive investigations including arteriography, venography with sampling, computed tomography with infusion of contrast medium, and in some cases… CONTINUE READING


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