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- n. A radioactive compound used in radiotherapy or diagnosis.
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- n. Any radioactive substance used as a pharmaceutical
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- n. pharmaceutical consisting of a radioactive compound used in radiation therapy
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The radioactivity of a radiopharmaceutical is carefully selected by the nuclear medicine physician to be safe.
A radiopharmaceutical is injected into the patient and its emissions are measured by a PET scanner.
Reactants in radiopharmaceutical kits, or inactive ingredients that physically or chemically combine with active ingredients to facilitate drug transport are considered inactive ingredients. back to top
Invest in all applications of nuclear energy and medical, industrial, and agricultural activities that use ionizing radiation, such as radiopharmaceutical production and building high-dose irradiators.
The blood will then be mixed with a radiopharmaceutical.
This exam requires the use of a radiopharmaceutical through an IV catheter.
Your child's blood (with the radiopharmaceutical) is then administered back into the IV line.
A technologist or nurse will place an IV in your child for the radiopharmaceutical (tracer) injection needed for this exam.
A technologist or nurse will place an IV in your child for the radiopharmaceutical injection needed for this exam.
After, your child will be injected with the radiopharmaceutical (I-125).