From the case: Brain death

Nuclear medicine

Static 99mTc-ECD SPECT

Modality: Nuclear medicine

- “ Typical appearance of an anoxic, oedematic brain on CT and 99mTc-ECD (brain-specific radiotracer) SPECT scan. ”

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  • Empty light bulb sign (brain death) - “ In brain death, on Tc-99m HMPAO imaging there is absent or reduced flow in the internal carotid arteries and increased flow within the external ca...”

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