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Fatty tissue visualization 18 hours after 133Xe lung ventilation study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8233846     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In order to check a new rebreathing unit for ventilation investigations of the lungs with radioactive gases, a 133Xe lung ventilation study was performed in a 56-year old healthy volunteer. The contamination check on the following day triggered a radiation warning caused by the retained xenon activity in the body. The whole-body scan performed 18 h after the inhalation showed clearly a faint delineation of the xenon activity, corresponding to the subcutaneous fatty tissue of the individual studied.
Authors:
A M Bekier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nuklearmedizin. Nuclear medicine     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0029-5566     ISO Abbreviation:  Nuklearmedizin     Publication Date:  1993 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-12-10     Completed Date:  1993-12-10     Revised Date:  2007-01-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7609387     Medline TA:  Nuklearmedizin     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  264-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Nuclear Medicine, Kantonsspital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adipose Tissue / metabolism*,  radionuclide imaging
Humans
Lung / radionuclide imaging*
Male
Middle Aged
Respiratory Function Tests*
Xenon Radioisotopes / diagnostic use,  pharmacokinetics*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Xenon Radioisotopes

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