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  • At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, our clinicians acquire both SPECT and planar images.  However, they also inject a small amount of Thallium (~1.5 mCi) immediately before imaging.  The images are acquired with dual energy windows for Tl-201 and Tc-99m.  ...

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  • It is most helpful to have close communication with your neurologists when reading these important studies so that everyone is speaking the same language. Most neurologists are interested in the distribution of blood flow to the cerebrum, cerebellum ...

  • SPECT unnecessarily complicates this very simple procedure. We do dynamic flow in anterior projection followed by static images in anterior and lateral projections, that's it. We report cerebral and cerebellar activity only and do not comment on brainstem ...

  • Your comment is consistent with our experience.  Again, if you are not planning a therapy how do you use the uptake?  There are better tools today to determine the functional thyroid status than the uptake. ------------------------------ Robert Henkin ...

  • This comment points out problem with SUV.  Is transferable from one device to another?  Personally, I have always had problem with this unit less number.  Unfortunately, the oncologists at our place a great old faith in the number.  We could have a long ...

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