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TECHNETIUM-BIODISTRIBUTION

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TECHNETIUM-BIODISTRIBUTION

1. Localizes in the choroid plexus, salivary glands, thyroid, stomach, bladder.

2. Blood levels reach highest at 30min.

3. Crosses the placental barrier and can accumulate in the fetus.

4. Secreted in breast milk.


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REFERENCES

1. Bushberg, J. T. (2012). The essential physics of medical imaging. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Find it at Amazon
2. Heggie, J. C., Liddell, N. A., & Maher, K. P. (1997). Applied imaging technology. Melbourne: St. Vincents Hospital.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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