Patient motion artifacts on scintigraphic gastric emptying studies

J. V. Glowniak, R. L. Wahl

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Patient motion during scintigraphic gastric emptying studies can result in the false diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux or of accelerated gastric emptying. A simple means of detecting patient motion, by generating a time-activity curve from a region of interest drawn about a Tc-99m marker, is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)537-538
Number of pages2
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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