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Lymphoscintigraphy

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Section

Question Answer
Scan is.......diag/nonNon-Diagnostic
Eval staging of which cancersBreast or Melanoma
Detection ofmetastatic invasion of lymph nodes
Eval of chroniclymphedema
In melanoma, axilla and/or groin
In breast,axilla and/or retrosternal
Usual Dose200 uCi-2mCi (2-6 injections)
RphxFILTERED Sulfur Colloid
MOL normalCompartmental
Brand nameTilmanocept/Lymphoseek
Tilman Dose0.5 mCi // 500 uCi
MOL tilmanoBing to CD-206 mannose receptors on surface of macrophages and dendritic cells in lymph nodes
BiodistributionLymph tissue/nodes, liver, kidneys, bladder
Target:Sentinel node
Critical:Breast
Melanoma dose<1 mCi
Melanoma injections2-6 around cancer site (intradermal)
Melanoma should not exceed0.25 ml per in site
Breast injections4-6 injections (peritumoral, subdermal, intratumoral)
memorize
Breast dose L 200-500 uCi in volume of 1 mL per syringe
Question Answer
Breast volume1 mL per syringe
Lymphedema injectionsubcutaneous between fingers or toes, 2 sites per limb
memorize