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The procedure involves extraction and labeling of RBC with Chromium, reinjection of labeled RBC, serial extraction of blood and obtaining of counts of regions of interest using external detector to evaluate RBC survival
What is it for?
- To evaluate RBC survival rate and examine patient with splenic sequestration, a condition that causes the spleen to fill with blood and become large and tender
How do I get ready for the test?
Are there any complications?
- Hypersensitivity or allergic reactions to the radioisotope/ radiopharmaceutical
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