MIBG


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AcronymDefinition
MIBGMetaiodobenzylguanidine
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Working with Little (Charlotte), the hospital decided to turn two side-by-side patient rooms on the 11th floor pediatric oncology unit into a 244-square-foot MIBG room and a 250-square-foot parent room.
CT scan and 24-h urinary VMA test is employed in investigation but it is now gradually being replaced by MIBG scan.
Metastatic evaluation classically includes bilateral bone marrow aspirate and trephine and a mIBG scan.
Retrospective data of baseline I-131 mIBG scans was analyzed in patients with stage 4 or 4S neuroblastoma registered between January 2007 and December 2015.
mIBG is a catecholamine analogue that shares both the uptake and storage mechanism with norepinephrine in the adrenal gland and lacks post-synaptic activity.
Tc-99m MIBG imaging in a huge clinically silent pheochromocytoma with cystic degeneration and massive hemorrhage.
Scintigraphic assessment of MIBG uptake in globally denervated human and canine hearts--implications for clinical studies.
Matsunaga, "Tc-99m MIBG imaging in a huge clinically silent pheochromocytoma with cystic degeneration and massive hemorrhage," Clinical Nuclear Medicine, vol.
To rule out neuroblastoma MIBG scan was performed and was negative and urine vanillylmandelic acids (VMA) were also negative.
Metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) scan was also done postoperatively with no uptake noted.