For instance, PET has been found useful in evaluating metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) negative neuroblastoma (6,7) or radioiodine-negative thyroid carcinomas.
What does MIBG stand for?
MIBG stands for Metaiodobenzylguanidine
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While being followed as an outpatient, a metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) scintiscan was obtained, which showed a mass in the left neck.
Metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) is a catecholamine analogue, taken up by 90% of paragangliomas and is used for localisation (123I-MIBG) and therapy (131I-MIBG) (9).
Neuronal Imaging Imaging the heart using a nuclear-tagged norepinephrine analogue, metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG), allows researchers to assess myocardial innervation and the abnormal denervation that's associated with pathology.
131] metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) scan showed intense [I.
Because of the patient's impaired mobility and anxiety, no metaiodobenzylguanidine scan was performed.
Metaiodobenzylguanidine (mIBG) scan (Figure 2) demonstrated abnormal activity just to the right of the low thoracic or upper lumbar spine region.
MIBG (metaiodobenzylguanidine) is a biotracer that is combined with radioactive iodine to form either 123I-iobenguane metaiodobenzylguanidine, I-123 MIBG, or 131I-iobenguane metaiodobenzylguanidine, I-131 MIBG.