TITLE

Bone scans can support asylum seekers' claims of torture

AUTHOR(S)
Kezwer, Gil
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/17/98, Vol. 159 Issue 10, p1237
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the use of bone scintigraphy to determine prior injuries in those seeking political asylum. Research by Mirzaei et al in the `Lancet'; Injection of a radioactive isotope in the procedure; Scintigraphy's usual uses; Details about the study; Views of Toronto, Ontario lawyer Sergio Karas.
ACCESSION #
1346252

 

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