Indium-111 pentetreotide is a [IN-111 DTPA-D-Phe] conjugate of octreotide, a somatostatin analog that binds to somatostatin receptors. This octapeptide concentrates in neuroendocrine and some non-neuroendocrine tumors containing somatostatin receptors.
Tumors in which Ga-67 is particularly useful include: lymphoma and soft tissue sarcomas. Ga-67 has proven useful in the management of patients with lymphoma
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PARATHYROID TUMOR LOCALIZATION (Non-thyroid Endocrine) CPT CODE: 78070 UPDATED: APRIL 2011
Thyroid carcinoma patients, post ablation of thyroid remnant, to determine whether a thyroid remnant and/or functioning thyroid carcinoma metastases are present, and to quantitate uptake in identified regions or lesions
the purpose of a low iodine diet is to reduce the stores of iodine in your body. This will help increase the success of your radioactive iodine test or treatment.
Brachytherapy/Protocol-Specific Procedure Y-90 MicroSpheres (TheraSpheres) for treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma
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