Tc-99m Generator

Tc-99m Generator

Isotope Tc99m Generator

Specifications

AVAILABILITY
Generator (c)GMP

HALF-LIFE
Tc-99 6 hours

APPLICATION: Tc-99m generators are used for imaging and studying organs such as the brain, heart muscle, thyroid, lungs, liver, gallbladder and kidneys, as well as the skeleton and blood and for the investigation of tumors.
CHARACTERISTICS: Technetium Tc99m decays by an isomeric transition with a physical half-life of 6.02 hours. The principal photon that is useful for detection and imaging studies is listed in Table 1.
PROCESS DATA
Medical solutions for nuclear medicine - Technetium 99m
Technetium-99m (99mTc) is a generator-produced isotope that is readily available and has a number of advantages over 201Tl for gamma camera imaging.
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Nuclear Medicine: Origin, Crisis, and Renaissance
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