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From the case: Brain death

Nuclear medicine
Section: Approach
Modality: Nuclear medicine (Anterior)

- “ Absent intracranial uptake of tracer is consistent with brain death. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Radiotracers for SPECT brain imaging - “ Radiotracers for SPECT brain imaging are divided into two classes: diffusible and not-diffusible radiotracers; this distinction lies in the abilit...”
  • Brain death - “ Brain death refers to the irreversible end of all brain activity and is usually assessed clinically. Radiographic testing may be used as additiona...”

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