Lung uptake of Technetium-99m phosphate compounds after liver transplantation

I. P. Raisis, C. H. Park, S. L. Yang, W. Maddrey

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Abstract

Pulmonary calcification can be detected easily using Tc-99m phosphate compounds. Lung uptake of Tc-99m bone imaging agents was observed in two patients after liver transplantation. Transient hypercalcemia due to calcium infusion during hepatic transplantation may be responsible for the pulmonary calcification.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)188-189
Number of pages2
JournalClinical nuclear medicine
Volume13
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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