Evaluation of ocular hydroxyapatite implant with Tc-99m MDP bone scan [Persian]

Document Type : Original Article


Research Institute for Nuclear Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Static bone scan was performed in 46 patients for evaluation of ocular Hydroxyapatite Vascularization. Study Findings indicated that bone scan, with TC-99m MDP is an appropriate method for evaluation of Hydroxyapatite Vascularization and for estimating the time For peg insertion into the Hydroxyapatite implant. Our study showed proper Hydroxyapatite Vascularization when the ratio of activity in implanted to the normal orbit is greater than 1.12 with uninform tracer distribution.

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