Bone Scans with Fluorine-18 in Diagnosing Osteonecrosis in Divers.
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.
NIOSH-Publication; Bone-disorders; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Skeletal-system-disorders; Decompression-sickness; Decompression; Radiology; Radioactive-isotopes; Diagnostic-techniques;
Dysbarism-Related Osteonecrosis, NIOSH (Proceedings of a Symposium on Dysbaric Osteonecrosis, Galveston, Texas, February, 1972)