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1. A device for producing a scintigram; a scintiscanner.

scin′ti·graph′ic adj.
scin′ti·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
scin·tig′ra·phy (sĭn-tĭg′rə-fē) n.
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(Medicine) med a diagnostic technique using a radioactive tracer and scintillation counter for producing pictures (scintigrams) of internal parts of the body
[C20: from scinti(llation) + -graphy]
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(sɪnˈtɪg rə fi)

the production of a record of the intensity and distribution of radioactivity in tissues after administration of a radioactive tracer.
[1955–60; scinti (llation) + -graphy]
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n. escintigrafía, técnica de diagnóstico que emplea radioisótopos para obtener una imagen bidimensional de la distribución de un radiofármaco en un área designada del cuerpo.
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One 38.7 cm length SPECT/CT centered on the desired region (as requested by the interpreting physician based on planar scintigraphy findings) was reconstructed by an independent person into transaxial, coronal, and sagittal slices using e.soft reconstruction software (Siemens Healthcare, Germany).
Bone scintigraphy is a valuable imaging modality in the examination of the battered child.
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We, therefore, were curious to see if it was possible to do post mortem scintigraphy of the extra pigs using a tracer with a long half-life injected before euthanasia, thus leaving no pig unused and delaying the scintigraphy to a later and more convenient time.
His bone scintigraphy showed minimal uptake at the left iliac lesion without other abnormalities.
Several noninvasive diagnostic tools are available to evaluate patients with suspected acute pulmonary embolism, including lower extremity ultrasound, D-dimer titers, CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA), and perfusion-ventilation (V/Q) scintigraphy.
ROME -- Functional noninvasive cardiac imaging using cardiovascular MR or myocardial perfusion scintigraphy was significantly better than was a current and well-regarded guideline-based approach to identifying patients with chest pain and suspected coronary artery disease who could safely avoid angiography, thereby cutting the rate of unnecessary angiography by about 75%.
GIB scintigraphy can play an important and unique role in characterizing and risk stratifying patients presenting with lower GIB.
Hepatobiliary scintigraphy was performed to quantify the DGR.
We conducted a retrospective study to compare operating times and costs inpatients who underwent guided parathyroidectomies with either (1) technetium-99m ([sup.99m]Tc) multiplex ion-beam imaging (MIBI) parathyroid scintigraphy with single-photon emission computed tomography/ computed tomography (SPECT/CT) fusion images or (2) sestamibi dual-phase [sup.99m]Tc MIBI planar parathyroid scintigraphy alone preoperatively.
Lacrimal scintigraphy is helpful in assessing these patients with functional epiphora.
Keywords: Antibiotic; Scintigraphy; Bacterial strains; Radio-labelling.