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Vasospastic exercise-associated unilateral leg ischemia: evaluation with thallium-201.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3451767     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Thallium 201 (Tl-201) as a marker of regional tissue perfusion is described as a diagnostic aid in a case of exercise-induced vasospastic disease affecting the lower leg of a physically active young adult male who had no evidence of atherosclerotic disease. The success and failure of various therapeutic attempts made in behalf of this patient have been monitored by repeated Tl-201 administrations. Exercise-associated ischemia in tissues other than the myocardium can be investigated with Tl-201.
M F Hartshorne; V Peters; R D Williams; J M Bauman; M A Cawthon; J Timmons
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of physiologic imaging     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0885-8276     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Physiol Imaging     Publication Date:  1987  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-07-26     Completed Date:  1988-07-26     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8610225     Medline TA:  Am J Physiol Imaging     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  82-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Nuclear Medicine Service, HSHE-DRN, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234.
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MeSH Terms
Ischemia / etiology,  radionuclide imaging*
Leg / blood supply*
Physical Exertion*
Spasm / etiology,  radionuclide imaging*
Thallium Radioisotopes / diagnostic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Thallium Radioisotopes

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