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Title: An evaluation of 99mTc-MIBI imaging of Kaposi's Sarcoma in AIDS patients
Authors: Peer, Fawzia Ismail
Keywords: Radiology, medical;Nuclear medicine;Kaposi's sarcoma;AIDS (Disease)--Patients;Cancer--Imaging;Cancer--Radionuclide imaging;Single-photon emission computed tomography;Radiography, medical;Radiography--Dissertations, Academic
Issue Date: 2006
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to evaluate 99mTc- methoxyisobutylisonitrile (MIBI) imaging, in terms of sensitivity and specificity, for non invasively detecting extracutaneous involvement of Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) and for differentiating pulmonary infection from malignancy in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients before and after treatment. Current investigations are invasive.
Description: Thesis (D.Tech.: Radiography)-Dept. of Radiography, Durban Institute of Technology, 2006 xxiii, 166 leaves
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