Comparison of Tc-99m methylene diphosphonate, Tc-99m human immune globulin, and Tc-99m-labeled white blood cell scintigraphy in the diabetic foot

Unal S., Birinci H., Baktiroglu S., Cantez S.

CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE, vol.26, no.12, pp.1016-1021, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/00003072-200112000-00005
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1016-1021
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


Purpose: The aims of this prospective study were to evaluate the contribution of Tc-99m methylene diphosphonate (MDP), Tc-99m human immune globulin (HIG), and Tc-99m white blood cell (WBC) to the diagnosis of osteomyelitis in the diabetic foot and to evaluate the surgical or medical therapy with Tc-99m HIG and Tc-99m WBC scans.