Nuclear medicine

Figure 1: Tc-99m HMPAO Brain Perfusion Scan

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Modality: Nuclear medicine (Figure 1A)

- “ Hot nose sign  - an indirect sign of brain death on nuclear medicine cerebral perfusion studies. Absence of internal carotid artery flow leads to ...”

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  • 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...”
  • Hot nose sign - “ The hot nose sign refers to increased perfusion in the nasal region on nuclear medicine cerebral perfusion studies in the setting of brain death. ...”

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