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Bone Scans with Fluorine-18 in Diagnosing Osteonecrosis in Divers.

Authors
Gorten-RJ; Cooley-RN
Source
NIOSH 1974:171-176
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00053622
Abstract
The sensitivity of radionuclide bone-scans were evaluated as an additional tool in the diagnosis of osteonecrosis. The properties of bone-seeking radionuclides strontium, technectium (7440268), and fluorine (7782414) were compared. Fluorine-18 was used to perform bone-scans on six divers.
Keywords
NIOSH-Publication; Bone-disorders; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Skeletal-system-disorders; Decompression-sickness; Decompression; Radiology; Radioactive-isotopes; Diagnostic-techniques;
CAS No.
7440-26-8; 7782-41-4;
Publication Date
19740101
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings;
Fiscal Year
1974
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Priority Area
Musculoskeletal-system-disorders
Source Name
Dysbarism-Related Osteonecrosis, NIOSH (Proceedings of a Symposium on Dysbaric Osteonecrosis, Galveston, Texas, February, 1972)
State
TX;
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