Intense myocardial uptake of 99Tc(m) diphosphonate in a uremic patient with secondary hyperparathyroidism and pericarditis: case report

W. R. Janowitz, A. N. Serafini

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Abstract

A patient on chronic hemodialysis, with secondary hyperparathyroidism and uremic pericarditis, showed marked myocardial uptake of (99m)Tc diphosphonate. Several possible mechanisms for the myocardial uptake are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)896-898
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Nuclear Medicine
Volume17
Issue number10
StatePublished - Dec 1 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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