Research Letter

A ⁹⁹ᴹTc labelled agent for myocardial perfusion imaging

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Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 13, No 2 | a583 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v13i2.583 | © 1994 Editorial Office | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 09 July 1994 | Published: 09 July 1994

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Abstract

Imaging of the myocardium with ⁹⁹ᴹTc labelled methoxy isobutyl isocyanide (MIBI) is an important examination in the management of patients with coronary artery disease. In this study MIBI (UVHART) was locally synthesised, evaluated in baboons and clinically used. The synthesis was a three-step process, after which UVHART kits were prepared, freeze dried and tested for pyrogenity and sterility.

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