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Isotope brain scanning with Tc-HMPAO: a predictor of outcome in carbon monoxide poisoning?
  1. M Turner,
  2. P M Kemp
  1. Department of Cardiology, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth.


    Tc-HMPAO isotope brain scans were performed in three patients who received hyperbaric oxygen treatment following carbon monoxide poisoning. Cerebral perfusion imaging provides an index of severity of the initial cerebral damage which correlated with outcome.

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