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Title: Clinical usefulness of Tc-99m HMPAO labeled white blood cell imaging in prosthetic vascular graft infections
Authors: Mortelmans, Luc ×
Verlooy, H
Nevelsteen, André
Wilms, Guy
De Roo, Michel #
Issue Date: Jan-1992
Series Title: Clinical nuclear medicine vol:17 issue:1 pages:11-3
Abstract: The reported frequency of prosthetic vascular graft infections after reconstructive vascular surgery is low. However, it is a serious and potentially catastrophic complication of this treatment, with high morbidity and mortality rates. Effective therapy involves graft excision and replacement. Tc-99m HMPAO labeled leukocyte scintigraphy appears to be an accurate method of detecting prosthetic vascular graft infections. The value of leukocyte scanning is illustrated by two case reports.
ISSN: 0363-9762
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging
Vascular Surgery
Radiology
Translational MRI (+)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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