Technetium Tc 99m Pyrophosphate
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A radionuclide imaging agent used primarily in scintigraphy or tomography of the heart to evaluate the extent of the necrotic myocardial process. It has also been used in noninvasive tests for the distribution of organ involvement in different types of amyloidosis and for the evaluation of muscle necrosis in the extremities.
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Yood RA, Skinner M, Cohen AS, Lee VW. Soft tissue uptake of bone seeking radionuclide in amyloidosis. J Rheumatol. 1981 Sep-Oct; 8(5):760-6.