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

W. R. Janowitz, Aldo N Serafini

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


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  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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