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Radionuclide Imaging MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Radionuclide Imaging
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.350.710
E01.370.384.730
Unique ID
D011877
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011877
Annotation
IM general only; coordinate NIM with anatomical term or disease term /‌diag image
Scope Note
The production of an image obtained by cameras that detect the radioactive emissions of an injected radionuclide as it has distributed differentially throughout tissues in the body. The image obtained from a moving detector is called a scan, while the image obtained from a stationary camera device is called a scintiphotograph.
Entry Term(s)
Gamma Camera Imaging
Radioisotope Scanning
Scanning, Radioisotope
Scintigraphy
Scintiphotography
See Also
Gamma Cameras
Scintillation Counting
Public MeSH Note
77; was RADIOISOTOPE SCANNING 1964-76; was RADIOISOTOPE SCANNING see under RADIOMETRY 1963
Online Note
use RADIONUCLIDE IMAGING to search RADIOISOTOPE SCANNING 1966-76
History Note
77; was RADIOISOTOPE SCANNING 1964-76; was RADIOISOTOPE SCANNING see under RADIOMETRY 1963
Date Established
1964/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/04/19
Radionuclide Imaging Preferred
Scintiphotography Narrower
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