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A Bloody Good Label: The Positives and Pitfalls of Red Blood Cell Labelling
Case Studies
A Bloody Good Label: The Positives and Pitfalls of Red Blood Cell Labelling
Technetium labelled red blood cell studies are commonly performed in Nuclear Medicine to evaluate red blood cell distribution within the body to image GI bleeds, hepatic haemangiomas, functional splenic tissue and gated cardiac imaging. The...
Acetazolamide Challenge Cerebral Perfusion Scans: A Case Study
Case Studies
Acetazolamide Challenge Cerebral Perfusion Scans: A Case Study
Moya Moya disease is a rare disease affecting 1 per 100000 patients, and involves the cerebral vasculature of the central nervous system, therefore increasing the risk of Transient Ischaemic Attack(TIA)1. Moya Moya can present as unilateral or...
Case Studies
Case Studies
Case Studies
Here you will find all the latest Case Studies published on the Society's quarterly magazine Gamma Gazette, as well as other case studies submitted by members and external contributors working in the field of Nuclear Medicine both in...
Pre-Lung and Heart Transplant V/Q Scan
Case Studies
Pre-Lung and Heart Transplant V/Q Scan
A 15-year-old boy presented to the nuclear medicine department for a V/Q scan. This scan allowed doctors to assess the patient’s ventilation and perfusion. Lung transplants are associated with a significant risk, therefor the patient must...
Two’s a crowd - Duplex Kidney Case Study
Case Studies
Two’s a crowd - Duplex Kidney Case Study
A 53-year-old male presented to his GP with right flank pain. He was referred to get a CT scan to investigate this further. The CT images helped doctors to discover that the patient had a duplex kidney, which can be seen in figure 1. He was...
What's That? The Case of The Missing Lung
Case Studies
What's That? The Case of The Missing Lung
A 23-year-old patient presented with shortness of breath and haemoptysis for investigation. She initially was investigated with CTPA which yielded non-diagnostic result due to poor contrast opacification of pulmonary vasculatures secondary to...