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Radioisotope Scan Report Example 1

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The Division of Nuclear Medicine Radioisotope Scan Report

  • Name: Brenda Brainard
  • Hospital No.: 000012
  • Age: 40
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
  • Service: Neurology

Procedure Performed: Brain Scan

  • Date of Scan: 12/2/91
  • Isotope: Tc-99 cm
  • Dose: 10 mCi
  • Time Isotope Administered: 12:40
  • Isotope Energy: 140
  • Half-Life: 6 hrs.
  • Time Scan Started: 1:20
  • Instrument: I
  • Area Scanned: Head
  • CRD: 30
  • Speed: 120
  • Range: 30K
  • Time Constant: 0.01
  • Dot Factor: 16
  • Density: 25
  • Line Spacing: 0.4
  • Light H.V. 900
  • Probe H.V. 521
  • Window: 120-170
  • Maximum CPM: 22,000
  • Minimum CP: ____
  • Thyroid Uptake: _____

Interpretation:

Brain scans done in multiple projections on the camera with and without perchlorate and by the rectilinear technique reveal a definite peripheral increase in tracer localization on the right seen in the posterior view. This is compatible with subdural disease.

Impression:

Abnormal brain scan - peripheral right abnormality compatible with subdural disease.


Newell Clear, MD
Nuclear Medicine Service