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Guest Editors: Freeman L. M., Bombardieri E.
 

The Quarterly Journal of Nuclear Medicine 2002 June;46(2):160-8

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lingua: Inglese

A historical survey of scintigraphic methodology for evaluation of the reproductive tract

Zuckier L. S.

Department of Radiology, Section of Nuclear Medicine New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA


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Scintigraphic tech­niques ­have con­trib­ut­ed to ­many ­aspects of our under­stand­ing of gen­i­tal and repro­duc­tive phys­iol­o­gy and pathoph­y­sio­lo­gy. Few of ­these meth­ods ­have ­become main­stream diag­nos­tic tech­niques; none­the­less, ­their flex­ible, phys­io­log­ic, and intrin­si­cal­ly quan­ti­ta­tive ­nature ­have con­trib­ut­ed infor­ma­tion and ­insights not read­i­ly avail­able by oth­er ­means. The tech­niques dis­cussed in ­this ­review meas­ure var­i­ous dynam­ic pro­cess­es with­in the ­body, includ­ing ­blood ­flow, vari­a­tion of ­blood vol­ume, and lym­phat­ic and fal­lo­pian ­tube trans­port. Dynamic meas­ure­ment of ­these pro­cess­es ­exploits nucle­ar ­medicine’s abil­ity to radio­lab­el and mon­i­tor sub­stanc­es ­while pre­serv­ing nor­mal phys­io­log­ic behav­ior. Consideration of ­these meth­ods ­will poten­tial­ly stim­u­late ­future devel­op­ment and appli­ca­tion of radio­nu­clide tech­niques to emerg­ing ques­tions in the ­fields of repro­duc­tive and gen­i­tal phys­iol­o­gy.

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