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Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead infection detected by 99mTc-sulesomab single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography 'fusion' imaging.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19680133     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a case of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) lead infection that was diagnosed by means of sulesomab imaging whereas ultrasound examinations were inconclusive. Nuclear techniques may be helpful in such, not infrequent, settings.
Riccardo Schiavo; Alessandra Ricci; Daniele Pontillo; Giuliana Bernardini; Francesca Fiore Melacrinis; Stefano Maccafeo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.)     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1558-2035     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-15     Completed Date:  2010-03-25     Revised Date:  2013-07-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101259752     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  883-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Nuclear Medicine, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Antibodies, Monoclonal / diagnostic use*
Antibodies, Monoclonal, Murine-Derived
Defibrillators, Implantable / adverse effects*
Device Removal
Endocarditis / microbiology,  radiography,  radionuclide imaging*
Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted*
Methicillin / therapeutic use
Middle Aged
Predictive Value of Tests
Radiopharmaceuticals / diagnostic use*
Staphylococcus aureus / isolation & purification
Technetium / diagnostic use*
Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon*
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Antibodies, Monoclonal; 0/Antibodies, Monoclonal, Murine-Derived; 0/Radiopharmaceuticals; 61-32-5/Methicillin; 709B6VM65P/Sulesomab; 7440-26-8/Technetium

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