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Placenta scintigraphy using markers of the uterine cervix and pelvic skeleton.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  433638     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A method of placenta scintigraphy is described which provides a differential diagnosis between total and marginal placenta praevia. The uterine cervix, symphysis and 5th lumbar vertebra are included on the scintigram by means of atraumatic markers. Of 101 examined patients 6 had total placenta praevia and 12 marginal placenta praevia. No incorrect evaluation of the scans or complications occurred. The examination supplements ultrasound scanning in late pregnancy.
E Honoré; P B Frederiksen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta radiologica: diagnosis     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0567-8056     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Radiol Diagn (Stockh)     Publication Date:  1979  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-06-11     Completed Date:  1979-06-11     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370367     Medline TA:  Acta Radiol Diagn (Stockh)     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  111-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Catheterization / instrumentation
Cervix Uteri*
Pelvic Bones*
Placenta / radionuclide imaging*
Placenta Previa / radionuclide imaging*
Prospective Studies
Serum Albumin / diagnostic use
Technetium / diagnostic use
Technology, Radiologic
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Serum Albumin; 7440-26-8/Technetium

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