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What technique has the worst resolution?
What is the bone seeker used to decrease absorption time in nuclear scintigraphy?MD
What is the radionuclide for nuclear scintigraphy? (excreted in the urine and feces) T
What route is technetium 99 given?
views/uses of nuclear scintigraphy: TBL
How long does technetium 99 take to absorb into soft tissue?
How long does technetium take to absorb into bone?
Discharge for nuclear scintigraphy
Sedation or anesthesia for nuclear scintigraphy?
What 2 things is nuclear scintigraphy looking for?
What is a hot spot?
What is a cold spot?
Rays for nuclear scintigraphy
Image for nuclear scintigraphy
film=black and white
PET stands for
positron emission tomography
2 radionuclides used in PET (FDG,F)
Which radionuclide is the tracer?
Route for PET nuclides
Vies/uses for PET (BHC/B&F)
biochemistries and function
Absorption time for PET
Sedation of anesthesia for PET
What do the nuclides for PET combine?
What is a PET similar to?
Ray for PET
Image for PET
What does CT and CAT stand for?
computed axial tomography
Are radionuclides required for a CT?
no it uses x-rays
What route is used for a CT?
IV for the ionated contrast medium
Views/uses for CT: CvT,CvP
cyst v. tumor
CNS v. PNS
Scan time for CT
Discharge for CT
Sedation or anesthesia for CT
What is a CT measured in?
A CT can note exactly where what is?
a brain tumor
What ray does a CT use?
What image does a CT produce?
What does MRI stand for?
magnetic resonance imaging
Does a MRI use radionuclides?
no it uses magnets
What route is used for a MRI?
dye can be used if the doctor wants
Views/uses of MRI: HSLT
head and spine evaluations
Scan time for a MRI
Discharge time for a MRI
Sedation or anesthesia for MRI?
MRI is similar to what?
CT in that it is a cross sectioning image
What is important to not have near a MRI?
use boundaries or walls for machines
What has the best resolution/technique?
What rays treat bone and eye cancer?
What rays can cause serious damage to living tissues and yet diagnose bone cancer?
What stays the same no matter how much you give?
half life decay
The amount of radiation emitted per second by radioactive material
What does Ci stand for?