Repeat hyperparathyroid surgery benefits from planar scintigraphy

04/9/2013 | MolecularImaging.net

Researchers from the University of Helsinki in Finland compared four operative mapping methods for repeat hyperparathyroid surgeries, finding that planar scintigraphy with I-123/Tc-99m sestamibi was the most accurate method. I-123/Tc-99m sestamibi has "an accuracy of 59 percent for indicating the correct side of the neck and 48 percent for a more precise localization" in reoperative cases, researchers wrote in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

View Full Article in:

MolecularImaging.net

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Associate Director, Compliance Business Partner I
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ridgefield, CT
Attorney
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of the Chief Counsel
Silver Spring, MD, MD
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Senior Manager, Clinical Affairs - Advanced Technology
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Director, Litigation & Investigations EMEA
Gilead Sciences
Stockely Park