Scintigraphic Examination

Scintigraphic studies in bleeding using 99mTc-labeled erythrocytes and occasionally 99mTc-labeled colloid for locating a source of bleeding in the lower GIT preoperatively or before angiography. Active bleeding can by focal accumulations of the tracer, which correspond to the intestinal anatomy and increase over time and move with peristalsis, are identified. These scintigraphic studies, for example in patients who who do not pre-cleaned intestine in significant bleeding, so the endoscopic view…

September 3, 2018