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The authors have shown a superb awareness of the complexity involved in the technique and interpretation of skeletal and total-body soft-tissue nuclear imaging. In the past decade, total-body nuclear imaging has developed from a relatively infrequently ordered procedure to the most commonly ordered static-imaging study. This increase in frequency was directly related to the development of 99m Tc-labeled bone-seeking radiopharmaceutical products by Subramanian in 1971 and the subsequent development of efficient and high-resolution total-body imaging scintillation cameras by the equipment manufacturers. The authors have expertly discussed the role of nuclear imaging in the evaluation of benign and malignant disease of
Atlas of Total Body Radionuclide Imaging.. Ann Intern Med. ;98:122. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-1-122_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(1):122.
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