Autopsy of a cadaver containing strontium-89 chloride

Frank V. Schraml, Laurence F. Parr, Sawson Ghurani, Eugene D. Silverman

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Abstract

An autopsy was performed on a patient who died after receiving 89Sr- chloride for treatment of bone pain from metastatic prostate carcinoma. Coordination between nuclear medicine physicians, radiation safety division personnel and pathologists resulted in minimal radiation exposure and the acquisition of dosimetry data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)380-382
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Nuclear Medicine
Volume38
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1997
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Autopsy
  • Biodistribution studies
  • Metastatic carcinoma
  • Strontium-89-chloride

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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    Schraml, F. V., Parr, L. F., Ghurani, S., & Silverman, E. D. (1997). Autopsy of a cadaver containing strontium-89 chloride. Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 38(3), 380-382.