Mark A. Ludwig
Washington University in St. Louis
RadiologyPseudoaneurysmAneurysmCardiac catheterizationScintigraphyAngiographyNuclear medicineHeart catheterizationTechnetium-99mIsotopes of technetiumMedicine
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Abstract Pseudoaneurysm formation is a known complication of peripheral arterial access procedures. Although standard contrast angiography has been considered the diagnostic study of choice to identify pseudoaneurysms, isotope angiography has been described as an alternative method. In this study, we examined the role of99mTc-tagged red blood cell scans in the diagnosis of traumatic pseudoaneurysm. Forty patients underwent scans; 25 scans were reported as abnormal and 15 as normal. There were no...
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