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Sternal nonunion on bone scintigraphy: A case report

Javadi, H. and Moharrabi, M. and Pourbehi, G. and Shafiee, E. and Assadi, M. (2013) Sternal nonunion on bone scintigraphy: A case report. Iranian Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 21 (1). pp. 33-35. ISSN 16812824 (ISSN)

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Abstract

Sternal non-union is a severe complication of sternotomy closure following open heart surgeries. Healing problems typically occur in 0.3% to 5% of patients. Technetium-99m methylene diphosphonate (99mTc-MDP) bone scintigraphy has been used to assess bone nonunion to predict the healing response for proper management. In this report, we present the case of a marked sternal nonunion following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), using radionuclide bone scintigraphy.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Unmapped bibliographic data: LA - English [Field not mapped to EPrints] J2 - Iran. J. Nucl. Med. [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Golestan Research Center of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (GRCGH), Golestan University of Medical Sciences (GUOMS), Gorgan, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Persian Gulf Nuclear Medicine Research Center, Persian Gulf Biomedical Sciences Institute, Boostan 19 Alley, Sangi Street, Bushehr, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Surgery (Division of Cardiac Surgery), Bushehr Medical Center Hospital, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] DB - Scopus [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled Keywords: Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), Poststernotomy incisional hernia, Radionuclide bone scintigraphy, Sternal nonunion, antibiotic agent, radioisotope, adult, antibiotic therapy, article, bone scintiscanning, case report, chill, computer assisted tomography, coronary artery bypass graft, fever, human, incisional hernia, male, middle aged, physical examination, postoperative complication, pseudarthrosis, sternal non union, sternum
Subjects: مقالات نمایه شده محققین دانشگاه در سایت ,Web of Science ,Scopus
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Divisions: معاونت تحقیقات و فناوری
Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2015 06:35
Last Modified: 10 May 2015 06:55
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1905

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