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gamma camera

n.
A camera used in medical diagnostic imaging that tracks the distribution of radioactive tracers in body tissues.

gamma camera

n
(Medicine) a medical apparatus that detects gamma rays emitted from a person's body after the administration of a radioactive drug and so produces images of the organ being investigated
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Summary: Technetium-99m is a medical radioisotope and used in gamma camera and SPECT for body imaging.
[USPRwire, Tue May 21 2019] Technetium-99m is a medical radioisotope and used in gamma camera and SPECT for body imaging.
This energy is detected by a device called a gamma camera. The camera works with a computer to measure the amount of radiotracer absorbed by the body and to produce finely detailed pictures showing both the structure and function of organs and tissues.
There are some discussions about the necessity of preoperative gamma camera imaging; however, scintigraphy imaging provides the exact number of lymph nodes, and the additional lymph nodes may be observed outside the axillary region (4).
"KHUH signed an agreement with Siemens to purchase the PET CT and the Gamma Camera in a deal costing BD520, 000, through its agent in Bahrain -- Wael Pharmacy", said Dr.
Three tenders for the supply of (a) X ray films for Fuji branded CR instrument, (b) radio active materials and kits for the Gamma Camera instrument, also (c) 53 different type operation theater tables.
The minister also inspected the Nuclear Medicine unit that uses Gamma Camera, an imaging device used to carry out functional scans of the brain, thyroid, lungs, liver, gall bladder and kidneys.
The diagnostic tests are provided by gamma camera (Khawli et al., 1994).
The delivery and installation of computer tomography and gamma camera for radiation therapy to the of Oncology are planned this year through the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Philips Healthcare will sell and support the Dilon 6800 gamma camera in key European and Middle Eastern markets.