Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Xenon-127 is a radiopharmaceutical principally used when a performing VQ scan. It is an not widely used alternative to xenon-133 with the main advantage being a higher proton energy allowing for post perfusion scanning. 

  • photon energy: 203 KeV
  • physical half life: 36.3 days
Physics and imaging technology: nuclear medicine
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rID: 43493
System: Chest
Tag: refs, stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • 127-Xenon
  • 127Xe

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