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Breast specific gamma imaging

Risks Because the doses of radiotracer administered are small, diagnostic nuclear medicine procedures result in relatively low radiation exposure to the patient, acceptable for diagnostic exams. You may be asked to wear Breast specific gamma imaging gown. BSGI employs sodium iodide scintillation crystals and requires a higher amount of 99mTc-sestamibi activity to be administered, in the range of 15 to 30 millicuries mCiwhich delivers an effective radiation dose of 4.

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