Presenting a concise, comprehensive reference that describes the clinical applications of skeletal nuclear medicine. This book reviews the history of bone scanning, provides important background on radiopharmaceuticals for bone scanning, discusses normal examination and normal variants, covers SPECT and PET techniques, and emphasizes conventional modalities in bone scanning. Clinical topics include common diseases, radionuclide imaging of bone marrow, correlative imaging as related to orthopedics and sports medicine, soft tissue uptake of bone agents, and pediatric bone scanning.At most sites in the United States, bone SPECT is both billed and reimbursed at higher technical and professional fees than other bone scan procedures. Table 4 -1 identifies bone scan procedures by CPT code, the Current Proceduralanbsp;...
|Title||:||Skeletal nuclear medicine|
|Author||:||David Collier, Ignac Fogelman, Leonard Rosenthall|
|Publisher||:||Mosby Inc - 1996-01|