Chronological listing as at April 2017

*represent papers published as abstracts from international conferences

1. Burch, WM, Sullivan, PJ, McLaren, CJ., 1986, Technegas - a new ventilation agent for lung scanning. Nucl Med Commun 7:865

2. Sullivan, PJ, Burch, WM., 1986, A clinical appraisal of TECHNEGAS(r) for lung ventilation imaging. Nucl Med25:A22

3. Sullivan, PJ, Burke, WM, Burch, WM, et al., 1988, A clinical comparison of Technegas and Xenon- 133 in 50 patients with suspected pulmonary embolus. Chest 94:300-304

4. Fawdry, RM, Gruenewald, SM., 1988, Initial experience with Technegas - a new ventilation agent. Australas Radiol 32: 232

5. DeGeeter, F, Bossuyt, A, Jonckheer, M., 1989, Comparison of Technegas to 81mKr as ventilation agent. Eur J Nucl Med 5:442

6. Hilson, AJW, Paiva, D. Diamond, PD et al., 1989, An ultra-fine 99mTc-aerosol (Technegas) for lung ventilation scintigraphy - a comparison with 81mKr. J Nucl Med 30: 744*

7. Kropp, J, Buhr, W, Biersack, HJ., 1989*, Lung Inhalation - scintigraphy in newborns: a study with the new tracer Technegas. J Nucl Med 30:744

8. Kropp, J, Buhr, W, Bockisch, F, et al., 1989 Inhalationsszintigraphie der lunge mit dem neuen ultra feinen aerosol "Technegas". Nucl Med 28:61-68

9. Lemb, M, Oei, TH, Sander, U., 1989*, Ventilation-perfusion lung SPECT in the diagnosis of pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) using Technegas. Eur J Nucl Med 15:442

10. McAfee, JG., 1989, Update on radiopharmaceuticals for medical imaging. State of the Art. Radiology 171:593-601

11. McAfee, JG., 1989, What's new in radiopharmaceuticals for imaging? Syallabus on the categorical course on Nuclear Radiology in clinical decision making Sept 9-10, 1989. Publ American College of Radiology, Veston, VA USA, pp5-10

12. Peltier, P, Zair, Y, Chetanneau, A, et al., 1989*,  "Technegas" ventilation study. Eur J Nucl Med 15:442

13. Amis, TC, Crawford, ABH, Davison, A, Engel, LA., 1990,  Distribution of inhaled 99m Technetium labelled ultrafine carbon particle aerosol (Technegas) in human lungs. Eur Respir J 3:679-685

14. Bomanji, J, Solanki, KK, Sobnack, R, et al., 1990*, Technegas (TcG) ventilation-perfusion (V/Q) studies; experience in 89 patients. Eur J Nucl Med 16:440

15. Crawford, ABH, Davison, A, Amis, TC, Engel, LA., 1990, Intrapulmonary distribution of 99mTechnetium labelled ultrafine carbon aerosol (Technegas) in severe airflow obstruction. Eur Respir J 3:686-692

16. Mannting, F, Morgan, MG, Hedenstrom-H, et al., 1990*, A comparative study of Xe-133 and Tc-99m-gas for assessment of regional ventilation. Eur J Nucl Med 16:429

17. Rimkus, DS, Ashburn, WL., 1990,  Lung ventilation scanning with a new carbon particle radioaerosol (Technegas). Clin Nucl Med 15:222-226

18. Isawa, T, Teshima, T, Anazawa, M., 1991, Technegas for inhalation lung imaging. Nucl Med Commun 12:47-55

19. Schuemichen, C, Gehring, T, Krause, TH, Strauss, E., 1990*, Change of particle flow through stenoses by the physio-characteristics of radioaerosol. Eur J Nucl Med 16:428

20. Zwijnenburg, A, Royed, E, Donagen, A, Zanin, D., 1990,  Experience with 99mTc - Technegas as a ventilation tracer; comparison with 81mKr-gas. Eur J Nucl Med 16:441

21. Shields, RA, Testa, HJ, Herman, KJ, Stretton, TB., 1989, 99Tcm- Technegas for lung ventilation imaging: initial experience and comparison with Krypton-81m. Nucl Med Commun 10(4)

22. Kawakami, K, Iwamura, A, Goto, E., 1990, Kinetics clinical application of 99mTc Technegas. Jap J Nucl Med27:725-733

23. Sasaki, Y, Imai, T, Kasuga, H, et al., 1991, Clinical evaluation of 99mTc-Pseudogas (Technegas). Jap J Respir10:821-829

24. Bunko, H, Seto, M, Kuji, I, et al., 1991, Lung ventilation with Technegas: clinical study of lung deposition and ventilation/perfusion. Jap J Nucl Med 28:229-239

25. Inoue, T, Watanabie, N, Tateno, H, et al., 1990, Clinical evaluation of lung scintigraphy with 99mTc-Technegas. Nippon Acta Radiol 50:1590-1600

26. Kawakami, K, Shimada, T, Tominaga, S, et al., 1992 Pulmonary distribution of 99m-Tc-Technegas in the lung - a comparative study with radioactive inert gases. Jap J Lung Dis 30(10):1781-1787

27. Van der Wall, H, Murray, IPC, Moase, A., 1992, A ventilatory assistance device for use with Technegas. Nucl Med Commun 13:82-87.  (see also Hoffer, PB., 1993, Year Book of Nucl Med Ch4:132)

28. Murray, IPC., 1991, Commentary - Clinical Experience with Technegas. Clin Nucl Med 16:247

29. Isawa, T, Teshima, T, Anazawa, Y, et al., 1990, Radioaerosol inhalation lung imaging using Technegas. Jap J Nucl Med 11:1273-1280

30. James, JM, Prescott, MC, Leahy, BC, et al., 1991* Hypoxia during Technegas inhalation. Nucl Med Commun12: 287

31. James, JM, Lloyd, JJ, Leahy, BC, et al., 1991*, A comparison of 99Tcm-Technegas and 81Krm ventilation scintigraphy in known respiratory disease. Nucl Med Commun 12:287

32. James, JM, Herman, KJ, Lloyd, JJ, et al., 1991, Evaluation of 99Tcm Technegas ventilation scintigraphy in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. Br J Radiol 64:711-719. (see also Hoffer, PB., 1993,  Year Book of Nucl MedCh4:131)

33. James, JM, Lloyd, JJ, Leahy, BC, et al., 1992, The incidence and severity of hypoxia associated with 99mTc Technegas ventilation scintigraphy and 99mTc MAA perfusion scintigraphy. Brit J Radiol  65:403-408. (see also Hoffer, PB., 1994, Year Book of Nucl Med Ch3:106-107)

34. Rojas-Burke, J., 1991, High hopes for Technegas. J Nucl Med 32:24N-30N (Newsline)

35. Gottschalk, A.,  1991, Review of reference #18. Year Book of Nucl Med Ch4:148-150

36. Delcourt, E, Binon, J-P, Amir, R., 1992,  Lung Ventilation studies obtained with Kr-81m or Tc-99m Technegas in a geriatric population. Eur J Nucl Med 19:712

37. James, JM, Lloyd, JJ, Leahy, BC, et al., 1992,  99m Tc-Technegas and Krypton-81m ventilation scintigraphy: A comparison in known respiratory disease. Br J Radiol 65(780):1075-82

38. Al-Janabi, MA, Maltby, P, Critchley, M., 1992* A comparative study of Technegas and 81Krm ventilation in the scintigraphic diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE). Eur J Nucl Med 19: 712

39. Bomanji, J, Alawadhi, H, Beale, A et al., 1992*, Clinical outcomes of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism using 99Tcm Technegas as a ventilatory agent for lung scanning. Eur J Nucl Med 19: 713

40. Lemb, M, Oei, TH, Wenz, B et al., 1992*,  Structure of ventilation SPECT - images in normal adults using Technegas. Eur J Nucl Med 19:713

41. Lemb M, Oei TH, Eifert H, Gunther, B., 19992*, Technegas; Particle structure and size distribution. Eur J Nucl Med 19:715

42. Cook, G, Clarke, SEM., 1992, An evaluation of Technegas as a ventilation agent compared with Krypton-81m in the scintigraphic diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. Eur J Nucl Med 19:770-774. (See also Year Book of Nucl Med Ch3:108,1994)

43. Coates, G., 1992, Isotope Lung Imaging. Current Opinion in Radiology 4:79-86

44. Peltier, P, Bardies M, Chetanneau A, et al, 1992, Comparison of Technetium-99m and phytate aerosol in ventilation studies. Eur J Nucl Med 19:349-354

45. Burch, WM., 1993, Technegas wash-in to confirm lung pathology? (Letter to editor) Eur J Nucl Med 20:359

46. Burch, WM., 1993, Evidence for the long term biological distribution of Technegas particles. Nucl Med Commun 14:559-561

47. Isawa, T, et al., 1993, Technegas versus Krypton gas: the difference in the lungs in distribution pattern following inhalation. Jap J Clin Radiol 38:139-148 (Japan)

48. Lemb, M, Oei, TH, Eifert, H, GŸnther, B., 1993, Technegas: a study of particle structure, size and distribution.Eur J Nucl Med 20(7):576-579.(see ref # 44)

49. Strong, JC, Agnew, JE., 1989, The particle size distribution of Technegas and its influence on regional lung deposition. Nucl Med Commun 10(6):425-430

50. Burch, WM, Boyd, MM, Crellin, DE., 1994, Technegas: particle size and distribution. Eur J Nucl Med 21:365-367. (Response to ref # 48)

51. Kropp, J, Overbeck, B, Klumpp, J., 1993,  Inhalation scintigraphy with an ultra fine aerosol (Technegas) in infants with functional bronchial stenoses. Clin Nucl Med 18: 223-226

52. Goransson, M., 1993* Five years experience of pulmonary ventilation with Tc-99m Technegas. Eur J Nucl Med20:1013

53. Longostrevi, GP, Migliara, G, Allegra, L., 1988, Pneumoscintigrafia ventilatoria con tracciante pseudogassoso aspetti metodologici ed applicazioni cliniche. Ital J Chest Dis 42:117-124

54. Mackey, DWJ, Burch, WM, Dance, IG et al., 1994, The observation of Fullerenes in a Technegas lung ventilation unit. Nucl Med Commun 15:430-434

55. Kransnow, AZ, Isitman, AT, Collier, BD et al., 1993, Diagnostic applications of radioaerosols. Nuclear Medicine Annual, 1993. Ed. Freeman, LM, Publ. Raven, New York USA. pp 134-137

56. Lloyd, JJ, Taylor, CJ, James, JM, Lawson, RS, Shields, RA, Testa, HJ., 1995, Texture analysis of Technegas lung ventilation images. Med Biol Eng & Comp 33:52-57

57. Lloyd, JJ, Anderson, P, James, JM, Shields, RA, Prescott, MC., 1994,  Contamination levels and doses to staff arising from the use of Technegas. Nucl Med Commun 15:435-440

58. James, JM, Lloyd, JJ, Shields, RA, Testa, HJ., 1993*, Inhalation technique and Technegas deposition in normal volunteers. Nucl Med Commun 14:284

59. Peters, AM., 1990,  Recent advances and future projections in clinical radionuclide imaging. Br J Radiol63:411-429

60. Isawa, T, Teshima, T, Anazawa, Y, Miki, M, Motomiya, M., 1992, Radioaerosol Inhalation Lung Imaging Using Technegas. Jpn J Clin Radiol pp 64-65

61. Messian, O, Sleiman, C, Mal, H, Andreassian, B and Bok, B., 1992*, Quantitative Lung Scintigraphy in the follow-up of single lung transplantation. J Nucl Med 33 (5):835

62. King, G, Salome, C, Miekle, S, Woolcock, A., 1994*, Pilot study of single photon emission computerised tomographic imaging (SPECT) of ventilation at residual volume in asthmatics suggests large airway closure. Aust NZ J Med 24(4):437

63. Mackie, A, Hart, GC, Ibbett, DA, Whitehead, RJS., 1994, Airborne radioactive contamination following aerosol ventilation studies. Nucl Med Commun 15:161-167

64. Bellomo, R, Low, R, Pianko, S, et al., 1994, The 1 month outcome of patients with a low probability Technegas ventilation/perfusion lung scan. Nucl Med Commun 15:505-510

65. Lloyd, JJ, James, JM, Shields, RA, Testa, HJ., 1994, The influence of inhalation technique on Technegas particle deposition and image appearance in normal volunteers. Eur J Nucl Med 21:394-398

66. Cormick, W, Farlow, D, Gruenewald, S, Antico, V., 1992*, Ventilation perfusion (V/Q) scan and its impact on patient management. ANZ J Med 22:722

67. Kumar, V., 1992*, Interference by 99m - Tc (Technegas) on Co-57 dependant schillings test and vitamin-B12 assays during ventilation lung scan procedure. ANZ J Med 22:724

68. Goransson, M., 1994*, Pulmonary Ventilation with Tc-99m Technegas Compared with Tc-99m DTPA Aerosol.Eur J. Nucl Med 21(10):S29

69. Gruenewald, SM, Farlow, D., 1994*, Radioactive Contamination to Staff and Equipment from Technegas Lung Ventilation Studies. Eur J. Nucl Med 21(10):S66

70. Giga, A, Benie, DN, Collins, L, Gruenewald, SM, & Farlow, D., 1994, Radioactive contamination to staff and equipment from Technegas lung ventilation studies. Eur J Nucl Med 21(10):S66

71. King, GG, Salome, CM, Meikle, SM, Woolcock, AJ., 1994*, Studies of Lung Ventilation in Normals and Asthmatics Using SPECT and Technegas. Eur J Nucl Med 21(10):S87

72. Miki, M, Isawa, T, Teshima, T, et al., 1994*, Comparison of Intrapulmonary Distribution of three different-sized aerosols, Technegas and Krypton Gas Following Inhalation. Eur J Nucl Med 21(10):S87

73. Zanco, P, Bortolotti, L, Borsato, N, et al., 1994*, Technegas Scan in Preoperative Evaluation of Lung Neoplasm. Eur J Nucl Med 21(10):S241

74. Kotzerke, J, Strumpf, A, Schafers, HJ, Hundeshagen, H., 1994*, Technegas Investigation of Alveolar Permeability after single and double lung transplantation. Eur J Nucl Med 21(10):S241

75. Sasaki, Y, Imai, T, Ohishi, H, et al., 1994*, Use of Tc-99m Technegas SPECT in evaluating of regional pulmonary function in patients with interstitial lung disease. Eur J Nucl Med 21(10):S241

76. Isawa, T, Teshima, T, Anazawa, Y., 1994, Technegas Versus Krypton-81m Gas as an Inhalation Agent. Comparison of Pulmonary Distribution at Total Lung Capacity. Clin Nucl Med 19:1085-1090

77. Bernard, EJ, Nour, R, Butler, SP, Quinn, RJ., 1994, Incidence of pulmonary embolism in single segmental mismatch on lung scanning. J Nucl Med 35:1928-1931

78. Watanabe, N, Inoue, T, Tomioka, S et al., 1995, Discordant findings between Krypton-81m gas and Tc-99m labeled ultrafine aerosol lung ventilation SPECT in two patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Clin Nucl Med20:315-317

79. Uchiyama, M, Mori, Y, Shimada, T, Kawakami, K., 1995, Physiological characteristics of Tc-99m gas in non-embolic lung diseases. In comparison with Kr-81m, Xe-133 and Tc-99m aerosol. J Nucl Med 36:35P

80. Martel, AL, Tindale, WB., 1994*, A Comparative study of the effect of Tc-99m Technegas and Tc-99m DTPA aerosol on image appearance and lung scan reporting. Eur J. Nucl Med 21(8):731

81. Lepailleur, A, PŽrault, C, Loboguerrero, A, et al., 1994*, Interest of Parametric subtraction images in lung scan for pulmonary embolism diagnosis. Eur J. Nucl Med 21(8):835

82. Fanti, S, Compagnona, G, Marengo, M, et al., 1994*, Comparison of quantitative perfusion and Technegas ventilation scans in patients with pulmonary carcinoma. Eur J. Nucl Med 21(8):837

83. Richter, K, PŸchner, K, Tatsch, K, Hahn, K., 1995*, Consecutive Ventilation and Perfusion Scintigraphy of the lung with a triple head camera. Eur J Nucl Med 22:942

84. Lowe, VJ, Sostman, HD., 1995, Nuclear Medicine (eds Murray IPC & Ell PJ. Publ. Churchill Livingstone).Chapter 4 p.33

85. Satoh, K, Tanabe, M, Nakano, S, et al., 1995, Comp-arision of 99m Tc-Technegas Scintigraphy and High Resolution CT in Pulmonary Emphysema. Jap J Nucl Med 32(5):487-494

86. James, J.M., Testa, H.J.,  1995, The use of 99m Tcm - Technegas in the investigation of patients with pulmonary thromboembolism. Nucl Med Commun 16:802-810

87. Nozaki, T, Muraoka, H, Hara, T, Suzuki, T., 1995, Production of fine aerosols labelled with various radionuclides by sublimation from a graphite boat, and their properties and tracer use. Appl Radiat and Isot46(3):157-165

88. Isawa, T., 1995, Pulmonary Nuclear Medicine (in Japanese) ISBN 4-87398-056-9 pp 71-84

89. Scalzetti, EM, Gagne, GM., 1995, The Transition from Technegas to Pertechnegas. J Nucl Med 36:268-269

90. Lloyd JJ, Shields RA, Taylor CJ, et al., 1995, Technegas & Pertechnegas particle size distribution. Eur J Nucl Med 22(5);473-476

91. Jackson, P, Baker, RJ, McCullough, DG et al., 1996, A study of Technegas employing x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, scanning transmission electron microscopy and wet chemical methods. Nucl Med Commun 17: 504-513

92. Nakano, S, Satoh, K, Talcohashi, K, et al., 1996, Comparison between High-Resolution Computed Tomography and 99m Tc-Technegas SPECT Pulmonary Emphysema. Jp J. Chest Dis 34(5):511-519

93. Burch, WM, Browit,t RJ., 1996, The Transition from Technegas to Pertechnegas (letter in response to ref. # 89 ) J Nucl Med 37(11):1917-1918

94. Tabuchi, K, Narabayashi, R, Matsui, R, et al., 1996*, Quantitative Study of Tc-99m Technegas ventilation scintigraphy in comparison with Krypton-81m gas. Ann Nucl Med 10:S130

95. Sasaki, Y, Imai, T, Ohishi, H, et al., 1996*,  Estimation of regional pulmonary function in patients with interstitial lung disease using Tc-99m Technegas SPECT. Ann Nucl Med 10:S130

96. Ooshita, T, Ookouchi, A, Hirase, K, et al., 1996*, Development of an assist unit for Technegas inhalation. Ann Nucl Med 10:S129

97. Satoh, K, Takahashi K, Nishiyama Y, et al., 1996*, Comparison of Tc-99m Technegas SPECT with Xe-133 dynamic SPECT in pulmonary emphysema. Ann Nucl Med 10:S70

98. Burch, WM, Buffinton, GA Browitt, RD, et al., 1996*, The Technegas fulleroid particle as a nano-colloid suspension for bone marrow imaging. Ann Nucl Med 10:S72

99. Isawa, T, Lee B-T, Hiraga, K., 1996, High-resolution electron microscopy of Technegas and Pertechnegas. Nucl Med Commun 17:147-152

100. Lloyd, JJ, Lawson,RS, Shields, RA., 1996, High-resolution electron microscopy of Technegas and Pertechnegas (letter + reply) Nucl Med Commun 17:822-823

101. King, GG, Eberl, S, Salome, CM, et al., 1997, Airway closure measured by a Technegas bolus and SPECT.Am J Resp Crit Care Med 155(2):682-688

102. King, GG, Eberl, S, Salome, CM et al., 1998, Differences in airway closure between normals and asthmatics measured by SPECT and Technegas. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 158(6):1900-1906

103. Beckett, M, Thakran, DS., Agnew, JE., et al., 1996*, An audit of the usefulness of ventilation/perfusion scintigraphy in patients over 75 years. Nucl Med Commun 17: 997

104. Komatani, A., Akutstu, T., Yamaguchi, K., et al., 1996, Contamination levels to room air arising from the use of 99mTc-gas and prevention from the contamination. (Japanese). Jap J Nucl Med 33(4):443-5

105. Kawakami, K., 1994, Use of radioisotopes to study the function and morphology of the lung. (Review), (Japanese). Jap J Thor Dis 32:S223-30

106. Kawakami, K., 1994,  New trends of pulmonary nuclear medicine. (Review), (Japanese). Jap J Nucl Med31(11):1385-90

107. Satoh, K, Tanabe, M, Nakano, S, et al., 1995, Comparison of 99mTc-technegas scintigraphy and high resolution CT in pulmonary emphysema. (Japanese). Jap J Nucl Med 32(5):487-94

108. Imaeda, T, Kanematsu, M, Asada, S, et al., 1995, Prediction of pulmonary function after resection of primary lung cancer. Utility of inhalation-perfusion SPECT imaging. Clin Nucl Med 20(9):792-9

109. Zhang, X, Hirano, H, Yamamoto, K, et al., 1996, Technegas ventilation SPECT for evaluating silicosis in comparison with computed tomography. Ann Nucl Med 10(2):165-70

110. Coleman, RE, Whackers, FJTh, Peppen, JA, et al., 1996, Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine. 3rd Ed. Vol1 Publ. Williams & Wilkins. p593

111. Senden, TJ, Moock, KH, Fitzgerald, J, et al., The physical and chemical nature of Technegas. J Nucl Med38(8):1327-1333

112. Eberl, S, King, GG, Meikle, SR., 1997,  Measurement of lung ventilation below closing volume with simultaneous emission/transmission SPECT. J Nucl Med 38 (6):296

113. Satoh, K, Tanabe, M, Takahashi, K, et al., 1997, Assessment of Technetium-99m Technegas scintigraphy for ventilatory impairment in pulmonary emphysema: comparison of planar and SPECT images.  Ann Nucl Med11(2):109-113

114. Howarth, DM, Thomas, PA, Allen, LW, Lan, L., 1997, An outcome study of patients referred for ventilation and perfusion lung scintigraphy for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolus. Eur J Nucl Med 24(8)

115. Kropp, J, Andreeff, L, Oehme, S, et al., 1997, Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism using V/Q scintigraphy and gated SPECT. Eur J Nucl Med 24(8)

116. Basoglu, T, Erkan, L, Canbaz, F, et al., 1997, Transient reverse ventilation-perfusion mismatch in acute pulmonary nitrofurantoin reaction. Ann Nucl Med 11(3):271-274

117. Fisher, KJ., 1997, Endohedral metallofullerenes - a need for a higher yield synthesis. Chimica Oggi/Chemistry Today 15:14-17

118. King, GG, Eberl, S, Salome, CM, et al., 1997, Airway closure measured by a Technegas bolus and SPECT.Am J Respir Crit Care Med 155:682-688

119. Satoh, K, Takahashi, K, Sasaki, M, et al., 1997, Comparison of Tc-99m Technegas with Xe-133 dynamic SPECT in pulmonary emphysema. Annal Nucl Med 11(3): 201-206

120. Burch, WM, McLaren, CJ, Croft, EM et al., 1997*,  Pressure assisted Technegas ventilation imaging of comatose patients. Jpn J Nucl Med 34(8):738

121. Satoh, K, Takahashi, K, Kobayashi, T et al., 1997*,  99mTc-Technegas scintigraphy in panlobular emphysema. Jpn J Nucl Med 34(8):738

122. Christiansen, F., 1997, Diagnostic maging of acute pulmonary embolism. Acta radiologica 38(S410):7-33

123. Hauck, R.W, Ršmer, W, Schulz, C, Lembeck, RM, Schšnig, A & Schwaiger, M., 1997, Ventilation perfusion scintigraphy and lung function testing to assess metal stent efficacy. J Nucl Med 38(10):1584-1589

124. Corbus, HF, Seitz, JP, Larson, RK, Stobbe, BE, Wooten, W, Sayne, JW, Chavez, RD & Unguez, CE., 1997, Diagnostic usefulness of lung SPECT in pulmonary thromboembolism: an outcome study. Nucl Med Commun18:897-906. (not about Technegas but makes the point of using SPECT for V/Q )

125. Rose, MR, Prescott, MC, Lloyd, JJ, Mountford, PJ., 1997, Radioactivity in breast milk following the administration of 99mTc MAA from different manufacturers, with and without prior administration of Technegas.Eur J Nucl Med 24(1):89-90

126. Komatani, A, Hasegawa, N, Yamaguchi, K, Manaka, Y, Takahashi, K., 1997, Improvement of a filter and the effect on the TECHNEGAS leakage. Kaku Igaku 34(6):385-388. (Jap)

127. Salvatori, M., 1997, Advances in pulmonary nuclear medicine. Rays 22(1):51-72

128. Bonnin, F, Hadjikostova, H, Jebrak, G, et al., 1997, Complementarity of lung scintigraphy and d-dimer test in pulmonary embolism. Eur J Nucl Med 24(4):444-447

129. Andreef, M, Oehme, L., Kropp, J, et al., 1998, The usage of gated SPECT in lung scintigraphy-phantom studies and clinical results. Eur J Nucl Med 25(1)

130. Lemb, M., 1998, Lungenembolie: LŠ§t sich das PIOPED-Resultat durch Vent/Perf SPECT unter Verwendung von Technegas verbussern? Nuklearmedizin A29/V102

131. Maisey, M., Clarke, SEM., 1997, An Atlas of Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2nd Ed. Chapt. 7; pp521-576. ISBN 0-8151-3341-3 Publ. Mosby

132. Bernier, DR, Christian, PE, Langan, JK., 1997, Nuclear Medicine Technology and Techniques. 4th Ed.pp316-317. ISBN 0-8151-1991-7 Publ. Mosby

133. Freeman, LM., Scintigraphic diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. Nuc Med Annual 1997

134. Eberl S, Uren R, Bautovich G, Saunders C, Dugal T, Forster, J., 1998*, SPECT ventilation/perfusion lung scanning in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. J Nucl Med 39(S5):191

135. Cook, P, Bedford, B, Bell, A, Lang, P, Leiper, C, Prouse, A., 1998*, Evaluation of a positive ventilation delivery system (PVDS) in administering Technegas to the noncompliant patient. Eur J Nucl Med 25(8):1189

136. Harbert, JC, Eckleman, WC, Newmann, RD., 1996, Nuclear Medicine diagnosis and therapy. Publ Theime562-563

137. Wilson, MA., 1997, Textbook of Nuclear Medicine. Publ Lippincott/Raven 100

138. Maisey, MM, Britton, KE, Coya, PD., 1998, Clinical Nuclear Medicine 3rd Ed. Publ. Chapman&Hall Medical221-222

139. Hincken, RE, Bowles, MA, Dilakai, GL et al., 1996,  Nuclear Medicine Vol. 2 Publ. Mosby 1371-1379

140. Sasaki, Y, Imai, T, Shinkai, T, et al., 1998, Estimation of regional lung function in interstitial pulmonary disease using 99mTc-Technegas and 99mTc- macroaggregated albumin single-photon emission tomography. Eur J Nucl Med 25:1623-1629

141. Basoglu, T, Canbaz, F, Bernay, I, Danaci, M., 1998, Bilateral pulmonary artery aneurysms in a patient with Behcet syndrome: evaluation with radionuclide angiography and V/Q lung scanning. Clin Nucl Med 23(11):735-738

142. Mettler, FA, Guiberteau, MJ., 1998, Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Imaging Publ. Saunders 195

143. Britton, KE., 1998, Highlights lecture of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine and the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology congress, Berlin 1998. "Where next and how"? Eur J Nucl Med25(12). (Technegas reference p.1682)

144. Nair, CH, Browitt, RJ, Shats, EA, et al., 1998*, ThromboTrace a new diagnostic agent with high specificity to bind fibrin in vivo. Eur J Nucl Med 25(8)879

145. Lemb, M, Oei, TH, Wenz, B, Haubold-Reuter, B., 1998*, Pulmonary Thromboembolism: how to get rid of the intermediate scan by V/P-SPECT using Technegas. Eur J Nucl Med 25(8);879

146. Jackson, PA, Mackey, D and Van der Wall, H., 1998,  Physical and Chemical Nature of Technegas. (letter) J Nucl Med 39(9):1646-1647

147. Senden, TJ, Moock, KH, Fitzgerald, JDF, et al., 1998, Physical and Chemical Nature of Technegas. (letter in reply) J Nucl Med 39(9):1647-1649

148. Barghouth, G, Yersin, B, Doenz, F, Bischof-Delaloye, A., 1998*,  Clinical pre-test probability and lung scan in the diagnostic approach of pulmonary embolism: 2 year patient outcome. Eur J Nucl Med 25(8):880

149. DeBondt, P, Carp, L, Tiellieu, I, et al., 1998*, Ventilation scintigraphy in the diagnosis of bronchopleural fistula after pneumonectomy. Eur J Nucl Med 25(8):1093

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201. Cantalupi, D, Masaneo, I, Poti, C., 2002*,  Our experience to keep V/Q scan a mandatory tool if: (a) safe to operate and (b) reported for PE with pre/post test probability and for other respiratory problems to internists. Eur J Nucl Med 29:s9

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