IV Radionuclide Total-Body Arteriography: A New Noninvasive Whole-Body Screening Procedure -- A Case Report

Yang, David Chang-Sing
January 1988
Angiology;Jan1988 Part 1, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p34
Academic Journal
Recently the authors introduced a new technique of intravenous (IV) radionuclide total-body arteriography. The major arterial system, multiple organs of the whole body, and cardiac function can be evaluated with one small IV injection in the arm. After analyzing more than 1000 cases, they have found that many pathologies can be detected and/or confirmed in this procedure. This new technique may be used as a general whole-body screening test for those patients at high risk for disease.


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