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technetium-99m

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(tek-nē′sh(ē-)ŭm-nīn′tē-nīn″)
SYMB: 99mTc A radioactive isotope of technetium having a half-life of 6 hr, in which the “m” means that it is a metastable isotope. 99mTc is used in nuclear medicine for a wide variety of diagnostic tests and imaging studies, e.g., myocardial perfusion scans, bone scans, and V/Q scans.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Technetium-99m." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/752040/all/technetium_Tc_99m_sestamibi.
Technetium-99m. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/752040/all/technetium_Tc_99m_sestamibi. Accessed July 23, 2019.
Technetium-99m. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/752040/all/technetium_Tc_99m_sestamibi
Technetium-99m [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/752040/all/technetium_Tc_99m_sestamibi.
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