From the case: Skeletal metastases

Nuclear medicine

Bone scan - 153Sm-EDTMP (Samarium)

Modality: Nuclear medicine

- “ Prostate cancer with bone pain due to metastases. Patient underwent 153Sm-EDTMP (Samarium), which is a gamma and beta emitting isotope. Whole bod...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Prostatic carcinoma - “ Prostatic carcinoma ranks as the most common malignant tumour in men and the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths in men. Prostatic a...”
  • Bone scan - “ Bone scans are a nuclear medicine (scintigraphic) study that makes use of Technetium 99m (commonly Tc99m-methylene diphosphonate (MDP)) as the act...”

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