thallium radioisotopes


Summary: Unstable isotopes of thallium that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. Tl atoms with atomic weights 198-202, 204, and 206-210 are thallium radioisotopes.

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  1. Kanayama Y, Enomoto S, Irie T, Amano R. Axonal transport of rubidium and thallium in the olfactory nerve of mice. Nucl Med Biol. 2005;32:505-12 pubmed
    ..The olfactory transport of the (86)Rb(+) and (201)Tl(+) is thought to represent the behavior of K(+) in the olfactory system...
  2. Xiao J, de Wit T, Zbijewski W, Staelens S, Beekman F. Evaluation of 3D Monte Carlo-based scatter correction for 201Tl cardiac perfusion SPECT. J Nucl Med. 2007;48:637-44 pubmed
    ..Monte Carlo simulation is a general and accurate method well suited to modeling this scatter...
  3. Shiga H, Taki J, Yamada M, Washiyama K, Amano R, Matsuura Y, et al. Evaluation of the olfactory nerve transport function by SPECT-MRI fusion image with nasal thallium-201 administration. Mol Imaging Biol. 2011;13:1262-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to visualize the human olfactory transport pathway to the brain by performing imaging after nasal thallium-201 ((201)Tl) administration...
  4. Vos M, Hoekstra O, Barkhof F, Berkhof J, Heimans J, van Groeningen C, et al. Thallium-201 single-photon emission computed tomography as an early predictor of outcome in recurrent glioma. J Clin Oncol. 2003;21:3559-65 pubmed
  5. Datta N, Pasricha R, Gambhir S, Phadke R, Prasad S. Postoperative residual tumour imaged by contrast-enhanced computed tomography and 201Tl single photon emission tomography: can they predict progression-free survival in high-grade gliomas?. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2004;16:494-500 pubmed
    ..To evaluate if postoperative residual tumour imaged by either computed tomography or 201Tl single photon emission tomography (SPECT) carried out postoperatively could predict progression-free survival (PFS) in high-grade malignant gliomas...
  6. Vos M, Berkhof J, Postma T, Hoekstra O, Barkhof F, Heimans J. Thallium-201 SPECT: the optimal prediction of response in glioma therapy. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2006;33:222-7 pubmed
  7. Caresia A, Castell Conesa J, Negre M, Mestre A, Cuberas G, Mañes A, et al. Thallium-201SPECT assessment in the detection of recurrences of treated gliomas and ependymomas. Clin Transl Oncol. 2006;8:750-4 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to establish the value of thalium-(201) single-photon emission computed tomography ((201)Tl-SPECT) in the detection of recurrences in the follow-up of patients with treated primary neuroepithelial tumours...
  8. Kinoshita Y, Shiga H, Washiyama K, Ogawa D, Amano R, Ito M, et al. Thallium transport and the evaluation of olfactory nerve connectivity between the nasal cavity and olfactory bulb. Chem Senses. 2008;33:73-8 pubmed
    ..The assessment of thallium transport following head injury may provide a new diagnostic method for the evaluation of olfactory nerve injury...
  9. Shiga H, Kinoshita Y, Washiyama K, Ogawa D, Amano R, Hirota K, et al. Odor detection ability and thallium-201 transport in the olfactory nerve of traumatic olfactory-impaired mice. Chem Senses. 2008;33:633-7 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that olfactory function after nerve injury can be objectively evaluated with the nasal administration of 201 Tl...

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  1. Ortega Lozano S, del Valle Torres D, Gomez Rio M, Llamas Elvira J. Thallium-201 SPECT in brain gliomas: Quantitative assessment in differential diagnosis between tumor recurrence and radionecrosis. Clin Nucl Med. 2009;34:503-5 pubmed publisher
    ..To compare various published thallium-201 uptake indexes in the differential diagnosis in recurrent brain gliomas...
  2. Shiga H, Washiyama K, Hirota K, Amano R, Furukawa M, Miwa T. Use of thallium transport to visualize functional olfactory nerve regeneration in vivo. Rhinology. 2009;47:460-4 pubmed publisher
    ..To image olfactory nerve regeneration in vivo using a high-resolution gamma cam- era and radiography after nasal administration of thallium-201 (olfacto-scintigraphy)...
  3. Iida G, Ogawa K, Ishiuchi S, Chiba I, Watanabe T, Katsuyama N, et al. Clinical significance of thallium-201 SPECT after postoperative radiotherapy in patients with glioblastoma multiforme. J Neurooncol. 2011;103:297-305 pubmed publisher
    ..201Tl-SPECT after postoperative radiotherapy was predictive of PFS in patients with macroscopically residual GM...
  4. Takeda T, Nakano T, Asano K, Shimamura N, Ohkuma H. Usefulness of thallium-201 SPECT in the evaluation of tumor natures in intracranial meningiomas. Neuroradiology. 2011;53:867-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the usefulness of preoperative thallium-201 chloride single-photon emission computed tomography (Tl SPECT) to evaluate biological behavior in intracranial meningiomas...
  5. Kadrmas D, Frey E, Karimi S, Tsui B. Fast implementations of reconstruction-based scatter compensation in fully 3D SPECT image reconstruction. Phys Med Biol. 1998;43:857-73 pubmed
    ..Using these methods, fully 3D iterative reconstruction with RBSC can be performed well within the realm of clinically realistic times (under 10 minutes for 64 x 64 x 24 image reconstruction)...
  6. Kadrmas D, Frey E, Tsui B. Application of reconstruction-based scatter compensation to thallium-201 SPECT: implementations for reduced reconstructed image noise. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 1998;17:325-33 pubmed
    ..Implementing RBSC with the correct choice of energy window acquisition scheme is a promising method for performing scatter compensation for Tl-201 SPECT...
  7. Miller T, Roger V, Milavetz J, Hopfenspirger M, Milavetz D, Hodge D, et al. Assessment of the exercise electrocardiogram in women versus men using tomographic myocardial perfusion imaging as the reference standard. Am J Cardiol. 2001;87:868-73 pubmed
    ..Test specificity was not lower in women. These results suggest that gender should not be a major determinant for selecting stress imaging over standard treadmill testing...
  8. Lam W, Chan K, Wong W, Poon W, Metreweli C. Pre-operative grading of intracranial glioma. Acta Radiol. 2001;42:548-54 pubmed
    ..To compare the accuracy of MR-determined cerebral blood volume (CBV) maps with SPECT imaging with thallium-201 in pre-operative grading of intracranial glioma...
  9. Inoue A, Fujimoto S, Yamashina S, Yamazaki J. Prediction of cardiac events in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy using 123I-BMIPP and 201Tl myocardial scintigraphy. Ann Nucl Med. 2007;21:399-404 pubmed
    ..01). The ES of BMIPP was a significant predictor of cardiac events in the multivariate analysis (P < 0.01). These results suggest that the ES for BMIPP is useful as a predictor of cardiac events in DCM. ..
  10. Small G, Ruddy T, Simion O, Alam M, Fuller L, Chen L, et al. Lessons from the Tc-99m shortage: implications of substituting Tl-201 for Tc-99m single-photon emission computed tomography. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013;6:683-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Although Tl-201 provided a short-term solution to the unexpected Tc-99m shortage, long-term cost-effective solutions should be areas of future study. ..
  11. Hsu H, Sun S, Chen J, Tsai J, Kao C, ChangLai S. Usefulness of thallium-201 muscle scan to investigate perfusion reserve in the lower limbs of patients with systemic lupus erythematusus. Rheumatol Int. 2004;24:291-3 pubmed
    ..3+/-8.9% and 99.6+/-9.0%, respectively, P <0.05). In conclusion, perfusion reserve in the lower limb muscles of SLE patients may be measured by Tl-201 muscle perfusion scan. ..
  12. Schmidt M, Schneider C, Theissen P, Erdmann E, Schicha H. QT dispersion in comparison to Tl-201-SPECT for detection of myocardial ischaemia. Int J Cardiol. 2006;113:327-31 pubmed
    ..QT dispersion could not be measured in 25/100 patients (25%). In the remaining patients QT dispersion did not correlate with the extent or grade of myocardial ischaemia. ..
  13. Sarkar K, Lahiri S, Sen K. Incorporation of no-carrier added 200,203Pb and 200,201,202Tl in calcium alginate and hesperidin incorporated calcium alginate beads. Appl Radiat Isot. 2017;121:16-21 pubmed publisher
    ..This tailor made beads were characterized and tested for their efficacy towards extraction of no-carrier-added lead and thallium radioisotopes from 40MeV ? particle irradiated Hg2Cl2 target.
  14. Leung H, Chang C, Wu H, Wang T, Sun S, Kao C. Comparing dual phase Tl-201 thyroid scan and fine-needle aspiration cytology to detect follicular carcinoma. Endocr Res. 2003;29:291-7 pubmed
    ..We conclude that dual phase Tl-201 thyroid scan was more accurate in diagnosing follicular carcinoma when comparing with FNA cytology. ..
  15. Ficaro E, Corbett J. Advances in quantitative perfusion SPECT imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2004;11:62-70 pubmed
    ..The report concludes with a look into the future, where hybrid multimodality imaging systems may provide a comprehensive noninvasive evaluation with previously unmatched accuracy in a single imaging session. ..
  16. Suzuki A, Togawa T, Kuyama J, Nakahara T, Kinoshita F, Takenouchi T, et al. Evaluation of mandibular invasion by head and neck cancers using 99mTc-methylene diphosphonate or 99mTc-hydroxymethylene diphosphonate and 201Tl chloride dual isotope single photon emission computed tomography. Ann Nucl Med. 2004;18:399-408 pubmed
    ..7%, 91.7%) than CT (70.6%, 72.2%) for detecting mandibular invasion. Tc/Tl SPECT was a useful diagnostic procedure for the assessment of mandibular invasion by head and neck cancers. ..
  17. Mekkaoui C, Jadbabaie F, Dione D, Meoli D, Purushothaman K, Belardinelli L, et al. Effects of adenosine and a selective A2A adenosine receptor agonist on hemodynamic and thallium-201 and technetium-99m-sestaMIBI biodistribution and kinetics. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009;2:1198-208 pubmed publisher
    ..Ex vivo perfusion images under the most ideal conditions permitted detection of a critical stenosis, although (201)Tl offered significant advantages over (99m)Tc-sestaMIBI for perfusion imaging during regadenoson vasodilator stress...
  18. Matoh F, Tawarahara K, Mikami N, Nomura N, Odagiri K, Saito N, et al. [Usefulness of lung and right ventricular thallium-201 uptake during single photon emission computed tomography in exercise testing of patients with coronary artery disease]. J Cardiol. 2005;46:131-40 pubmed
    ..L/H and RV/LV during exercise 201Tl imaging may provide additional information regarding the severity of coronary artery disease. ..
  19. Serrano J, Rayo J, Infante J, Dominguez L, García Bernardo L, Durán C, et al. Radioguided surgery in brain tumors with thallium-201. Clin Nucl Med. 2008;33:838-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Radioguided surgery in brain tumors with thallium-201 is a complex technique and expertise in radioguided surgery and neuroimaging is needed, but we think that it is promising. ..
  20. Sathekge M, Maes A, D Asseler Y, Vorster M, Van de Wiele C. Nuclear medicine imaging in tuberculosis using commercially available radiopharmaceuticals. Nucl Med Commun. 2012;33:581-90 pubmed publisher
  21. Hwang Y, Suh C, Park S. Multifocal inflammatory leukoencephalopathy: use of thallium-201 SPECT and proton MRS. J Korean Med Sci. 2003;18:621-4 pubmed
    ..These findings support histopathologic findings of multifocal inflammatory leukoencephalopathy revealing demyelination with relative axonal sparing in the patient. ..
  22. Alexanderson E, Gómez Martín D, Fermon S, Meave A. [Correlation between left ventricular ejection fraction assessed by gated SPECT and radionuclide ventriculography in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy]. Arch Cardiol Mex. 2004;74:25-30 pubmed
    ..76) than in group 2, but higher than in patients with EF > 50% (group 1). There is a good correlation between EF obtained with Gated SPECT and equilibrium ventriculography, regardless of the EF value. ..
  23. Wei L, Kadoya M, Momose M, Kurozumi M, Matsushita T, Yamada A. Serial assessment of left ventricular function in various patient groups with Tl-201 gated myocardial perfusion SPECT. Radiat Med. 2007;25:65-72 pubmed
    ..In addition, the influence of the type of stress should be considered when assessing stress-related LV function variations. ..
  24. Yamamoto Y, Kawaguchi Y, Kawase Y, Maeda Y, Nishiyama Y. A comparative study of F-18 FDG PET and 201Tl scintigraphy for detection of primary malignant bone and soft-tissue tumors. Clin Nucl Med. 2011;36:290-4 pubmed publisher
    ..FDG PET was found to be more sensitive than Tl scintigraphy for primary malignant bone and soft-tissue tumors, although it was less specific. ..
  25. Zakani A, Saghari M, Eftekhari M, Fard Esfahani A, Fallahi B, Esmaili J, et al. Evaluation of radioiodine therapy in differentiated thyroid cancer subjects with elevated serum thyroglobulin and negative whole body scan using 131I with emphasize on the thallium scintigraphy in these subgroups. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2011;15:1215-21 pubmed
    ..In addition, 201TI scintigraphy can be useful as an alternative modality to improve tumoral detection in this situation and when access to a PET system is limited. ..
  26. Yamagishi H, Yoshiyama M, Shirai N, Akioka K, Takeuchi K, Yoshikawa J. Impact of diabetes mellitus on worsening of the left ventricular ejection fraction in exercise-gated 201Tl myocardial single photon emission computed tomography in patients with coronary artery disease. Circ J. 2003;67:839-45 pubmed
    ..Thus, DM is a risk factor for worsening LVEF by exercise in addition to the severity of CAD. ..
  27. Wu Y, Tadamura E, Yamamuro M, Kanao S, Marui A, Tanabara K, et al. Comparison of contrast-enhanced MRI with (18)F-FDG PET/201Tl SPECT in dysfunctional myocardium: relation to early functional outcome after surgical revascularization in chronic ischemic heart disease. J Nucl Med. 2007;48:1096-103 pubmed
    ..001). Accurate prediction of early functional outcome by PET/SPECT and contrast-enhanced MRI is possible. ..
  28. Uto T. Examination of energy spectrum acquisition method using shielded radiopharmaceutical syringes. Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai Zasshi. 2009;65:1334-42 pubmed
    ..In addition, when low-energy collimators are used for sampling from (123)I sources, photopeak values depend on penetration. More accurate measurements require the use of high-energy collimators. ..
  29. Kawaguchi T, Kumabe T, Shimizu H, Watanabe M, Tominaga T. 201Tl-SPECT and 1H-MRS study of benign lateral ventricle tumors: differential diagnosis of subependymoma. Neurosurg Rev. 2005;28:96-103 pubmed
  30. Mehta D, Iskandrian A. Myocardial viability: nuclear assessment. Echocardiography. 2005;22:155-64 pubmed
    ..We have summarized the role of radionuclide myocardial perfusion and function evaluation in assessment of viable myocardium in this review. ..
  31. Fujinawa M, Abe M, Okubo S, Yamashina A. [Usefulness of stress MPI for assessment of PCI indication--comparison with FFRmyo evaluation using pressure sensor wire]. Kaku Igaku. 2007;44:97-104 pubmed
    ..When we define minor cardiac event as endpoint, St-MPI can be a more beneficial test for the assessment of PCI indication than FFRmyo. ..
  32. Higuchi T, Fukushima K, Rischpler C, Isoda T, Javadi M, Ravert H, et al. Stable delineation of the ischemic area by the PET perfusion tracer 18F-fluorobenzyl triphenyl phosphonium after transient coronary occlusion. J Nucl Med. 2011;52:965-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This lack of significant redistribution suggests a sufficient time window for future clinical protocols with tracer injection remote from the scanner, such as in a stress testing laboratory or chest pain unit. ..
  33. Yeih D, Huang P, Ho Y. Enhanced diagnosis of coronary artery disease in women by dobutamine thallium-201 ST-segment/heart rate slope and thallium-201 myocardial SPECT. J Formos Med Assoc. 2007;106:832-9 pubmed
    ..Dobutamine ST/HR slope is less sensitive and less accurate than Tl-201 SPECT for detecting CAD in women. However, it adds diagnostic benefit to Tl-201 SPECT with only a little extra calculation. ..
  34. Chen M, Lo H, Chao I, Su H. Dipyridamole Tl-201 myocardial single photon emission computed tomography in the functional assessment of anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery. Clin Nucl Med. 2007;32:940-3 pubmed
    ..We present 1 such case in which dipyridamole Tl-201 SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging played an important role in the decision-making process and was shown to be useful for the evaluation of the surgical result. ..
  35. Kaoukis A, Dritsas A, Theodorakos A, Koutelou M, Cokkinos D. Correlation between R wave amplitude, exercise ischemic electrocardiographic indices and thallium-201 imaging defects in patients with known coronary artery disease. Int J Cardiol. 2007;117:413-4 pubmed
    ..An electrocardiographic result negative for ischemia in patients with low RWA should prompt the alternative use of echocardiography and scintigraphy. ..
  36. Afonso L, Mahajan N. Single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging in the diagnosis of left main disease. Clin Cardiol. 2009;32:E11-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Approximately 19% of patients with LMD have no reversible PD on SPECT. While LM pattern is rare, 1-vessel distribution PD and TID represent the most frequent SPECT abnormalities. ..
  37. Astorri E, Pattoneri P, Arisi A, Giuseppe A. Coronary artery disease in young patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: two case reports. Ital Heart J. 2003;4:880-3 pubmed
    ..On this basis, a diagnosis of SLE was made. Our data constitute two relevant examples of coronary artery disease with different clinical presentation in young SLE patients. ..
  38. Uemura S, Sakuma H, Motoyasu M, Ichikawa Y, Kitagawa K, Tamada H, et al. Thallium-201 SPECT and low-dose dobutamine stress cine MRI for predicting functional recovery of regional myocardial contraction in patients with myocardial infarction. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2004;6:697-707 pubmed
    ..Decreased specificity of SPECT in the inferior and posterolateral segments resulted in lower overall specificity in comparison with dobutamine MRI. ..
  39. Hendrikx M, Hensen K, Clijsters C, Jongen H, Koninckx R, Bijnens E, et al. Recovery of regional but not global contractile function by the direct intramyocardial autologous bone marrow transplantation: results from a randomized controlled clinical trial. Circulation. 2006;114:I101-7 pubmed
    ..7+/-0.4 in the control group (P=0.18). At 4 months, there was no significant difference in global LVEF between both groups, but a recovery of regional contractile function in previously nonviable scar was observed in the BMC group. ..
  40. Omur O, Ozcan Z, Argon M, Acar E. A comparative evaluation of Tl-201 and Tc-99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion spect imaging in diabetic patients. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2008;24:173-81 pubmed
    ..MPS using both tracers offered agreement in defining or excluding perfusion abnormalities in a major part of the data. However, Tl-201 MPS yielded better detection rate of myocardial ischemia than Tc-99m MIBI MPS in diabetic patients. ..
  41. Jaimovich R, Gutierrez D, Lavados H, Aqueveque C, Quevedo L, Alay R, et al. Influence of extracardiac activity and perfusion abnormalities on myocardial perfusion gated SPECT parameters: interobserver analysis. Rev Esp Med Nucl. 2010;29:293-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Perfusion abnormalities did not interfere with software reproducibility, and when present, better correlation was found. If ECA is not present, manual intervention should be avoided. ..
  42. Links J, Becker L, Anstett F. Clinical significance of apical thinning after attenuation correction. J Nucl Cardiol. 2004;11:26-31 pubmed
    ..Moderate or severe apical thinning is 7 times more common in patients than in normal subjects, but it is relatively uncommon and thus is not a generally useful clinical tool. ..
  43. Lund G, Stork A, Saeed M, Bansmann M, Gerken J, Müller V, et al. Acute myocardial infarction: evaluation with first-pass enhancement and delayed enhancement MR imaging compared with 201Tl SPECT imaging. Radiology. 2004;232:49-57 pubmed
    ..DE MR imaging is more sensitive for detection of inferior infarction than is (201)Tl SPECT. Patients with microvascular obstruction on FPE MR images have larger infarcts. ..
  44. Abidov A, Bax J, Hayes S, Cohen I, Nishina H, Yoda S, et al. Integration of automatically measured transient ischemic dilation ratio into interpretation of adenosine stress myocardial perfusion SPECT for detection of severe and extensive CAD. J Nucl Med. 2004;45:1999-2007 pubmed
    ..Integration of abnormal TID ratio into the dual-isotope MPS image interpretation algorithm improves the identification of severe and extensive CAD in adenosine MPS. ..
  45. Hegazy A, Alkandary M. Cardiac memory versus likelihood of ischemic heart disease in hypertensive patients with ventricular repolarization abnormalities after repetitive uniform ventricular extrasystoles. Med Princ Pract. 2007;16:193-7 pubmed
    ..The data show that persistent symmetrical T-wave changes following resumption of sinus rhythm after repetitive uniform PVCs are an independent variable for the prediction of IHD in hypertensive patients. ..
  46. Pirat B, Muderrisoglu H, Korkmaz M, Ozin B. Characteristics of coronary heart disease in renal transplant recipients. Transplant Proc. 2004;36:152-5 pubmed
    ..In conclusion coronary angiography is a safe diagnostic procedure with respect to allograft function. ..
  47. Wu Y, Yen R, Lee C, Ho Y, Chou N, Wang S, et al. Diagnostic and prognostic value of dobutamine thallium-201 single-photon emission computed tomography after heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005;24:544-50 pubmed
    ..It is reasonable and safe to design individualized surveillance intensity of coronary angiography for post-transplant patients on the basis of non-invasive monitoring of dobutamine (201)Tl testing. ..
  48. Coma Canella I, Castano S, Macias A, Calabuig J, Artaiz M. Ergonovine test in angina with normal coronary arteries. Is it worth doing it?. Int J Cardiol. 2006;107:200-6 pubmed
    ..Even patients with a negative non-invasive test maybe sent to coronary angiography when vasospastic angina is suspected, in order to have an accurate diagnosis. ..
  49. Dahle J, Borrebaek J, Jonasdottir T, Hjelmerud A, Melhus K, Bruland Ø, et al. Targeted cancer therapy with a novel low-dose rate alpha-emitting radioimmunoconjugate. Blood. 2007;110:2049-56 pubmed
    ..Thorium-227 based constructs may provide a novel approach for targeted therapy against a wide variety of cancers. ..
  50. Diaz R, Aranguiz E, Pedemonte O, Silva D, Villablanca S, Torres H, et al. [Severe aneurismal coronary artery disease probably caused by Kawasaki disease. report of one case]. Rev Med Chil. 2007;135:1182-5 pubmed
    ..Coronary angiography disclosed severe aneurysmal coronary artery disease. Bilateral internal mammary coronary artery bypass grafting was successfully performed. Kawasaki disease is the most likely etiology, although not confirmed. ..
  51. Lin C, Ding H, Chen Y, Huang W, Kao A. Usefulness of thallium-201 muscle perfusion scan to investigate perfusion reserve in the lower limbs of Type 2 diabetic patients. J Diabetes Complications. 2004;18:233-6 pubmed
    ..2+/-10.7% and 98.6+/-9.4%, respectively; P<.05). In conclusion, the perfusion reserve in the lower limb muscles in Type 2 diabetic patients may be measured by Tl-201 muscle perfusion scan...
  52. Fukushima K, Momose M, Kondo C, Kusakabe K, Kasanuki H. Myocardial kinetics of (201)Thallium, (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin, and (99m)Tc-sestamibi in an acute ischemia-reperfusion model using isolated rat heart. Ann Nucl Med. 2007;21:267-73 pubmed
    ..201)Thallium (TL), (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin (TF), and (99m)Tc-sestamibi (MIBI) are extensively used as myocardial perfusion agents. The objective of the present study was to evaluate their kinetics under acute ischemia-reperfusion...
  53. Lee J, Liu W, Lin Y, Liu J, Chang L, Huang W, et al. Thallium-201 SPECT predicts response to intensity-modulated radiation therapy for recurrent oral squamous cell carcinoma. Nuklearmedizin. 2007;46:169-74 pubmed
  54. Wang C, Liang J, Ding H, Yang S, Yen K, Sun S, et al. Utility of TL-201 SPECT in clarifying false-positive FDG-PET findings due to osteoradionecrosis in head and neck cancer. Head Neck. 2010;32:1648-54 pubmed publisher
  55. Tomura N, Watanabe O, Omachi K, Sakuma I, Takahashi S, Otani T, et al. Image fusion of thallium-201 SPECT and MR imaging for the assessment of recurrent head and neck tumors following flap reconstructive surgery. Eur Radiol. 2004;14:1249-54 pubmed
    ..001) than that of non-recurrent mass lesions. In the assessment of recurrent tumors following flap reconstruction surgery in the head and neck, the use of fused MRI and Tl-201 SPECT images can reduce the number of false positives...
  56. Fujimoto K, Watanabe H, Hozumi T, Otsuka R, Hirata K, Yamagishi H, et al. New noninvasive diagnosis of myocardial ischemia of the left circumflex coronary artery using coronary flow reserve measurement by transthoracic Doppler echocardiography: comparison with thallium-201 single photon emission computed tomography. J Cardiol. 2004;43:109-16 pubmed
  57. Yamamoto Y, Okumura Y, Sato S, Maki K, Mukai T, Mifune H, et al. Differentiation of thyroid nodules using Tl-201 scintigraphy quantitative analysis and fine-needle aspiration biopsy. Acta Med Okayama. 2004;58:75-83 pubmed
    ..070 for non-follicular lesions. The sensitivity and specificity were 76% and 82.7% for follicular lesions, and 90% and 87.5% for non-follicular lesions, respectively. The overall accuracy of the analysis was 84.0%...
  58. Kwok J, Christian T, Miller T, Hodge D, Gibbons R. Incremental prognostic value of exercise single-photon emission computed tomographic (SPECT) thallium 201 imaging in patients with ST-T abnormalities on their resting electrocardiograms. Am Heart J. 2005;149:145-51 pubmed
    ..The incremental prognostic value of thallium 201 imaging in patients with nonspecific ST-T abnormalities on the resting electrocardiogram (ECG) may be different from those with a normal resting ECG...
  59. Georgoulias P, Demakopoulos N, Orfanakis A, Xydis K, Xaplanteris P, Vardas P, et al. Evaluation of abnormal heart-rate recovery after exercise testing in patients with diabetes mellitus: correlation with myocardial SPECT and chronotropic parameters. Nucl Med Commun. 2007;28:165-71 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to test whether HRR could be a useful index of myocardial ischaemia in patients suffering from diabetes mellitus...
  60. Hatanaka K, Doi M, Hirohata S, Kamikawa S, Kaji Y, Katoh T, et al. Safety of and tolerance to adenosine infusion for myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography in a Japanese population. Circ J. 2007;71:904-10 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety of and tolerance to thallium-201 myocardial perfusion SPECT with intravenous adenosine infusion in Japanese patients with suspected coronary artery disease...
  61. Sato A, Hiroe M, Tamura M, Ohigashi H, Nozato T, Hikita H, et al. Quantitative measures of coronary stenosis severity by 64-Slice CT angiography and relation to physiologic significance of perfusion in nonobese patients: comparison with stress myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Med. 2008;49:564-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Our aim was to assess a clinical validation of quantitative measurements of coronary stenosis severity by 64-slice CTA and the relation to the physiologic significance of myocardial perfusion...
  62. Cicek E, Yildiz M, Delibas N, Bahçeli S. The effects of 201Tl myocardial perfusion scintigraphy studies on oxidative damage in patients. West Indian Med J. 2009;58:50-3 pubmed
    ..10) and 3 hours after (p = 0.47) injection of the radiopharmaceutical. In this study, we found that radiation due to 201Tl myocardial perfusion scintigraphy decreased the erythrocyte antioxidant levels and increased MDA levels...
  63. Georgoulias P, Wozniak G, Samara M, Chiotoglou I, Kontos A, Tzavara C, et al. Impact of ACE and ApoE polymorphisms on myocardial perfusion: correlation with myocardial single photon emission computed tomographic imaging. J Hum Genet. 2009;54:595-602 pubmed publisher
    ..219T alleles...
  64. Sahin A, Senturk M, Ciftci M, Varoglu E, Kufrevioglu O. The effects of chemical and radioactive properties of Tl-201 on human erythrocyte glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity. Nucl Med Biol. 2010;37:389-94 pubmed publisher
    ..The inhibitory effects of thallium-201 ((201)Tl) solution on human erythrocyte glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) activity were investigated...
  65. Asano K, Takeda T, Nakano T, Ohkuma H. Correlation of MIB-1 staining index and (201)Tl-SPECT retention index in preoperative evaluation of malignancy of brain tumors. Brain Tumor Pathol. 2010;27:1-6 pubmed publisher
    ..RI values may also be useful for evaluating apparently benign extraaxial tumors for possible malignancy...
  66. Songy B, Guernou M, Lussato D, Queneau M, Geronazzo R. Low-dose thallium-201 protocol with a cadmium-zinc-telluride cardiac camera. Nucl Med Commun. 2012;33:464-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the efficiency of low-dose thallium-201 imaging with cadmium-zinc-telluride (CZT) cameras with regular-dose thallium-201 imaging with conventional cameras...
  67. Higuchi T, Rischpler C, Fukushima K, Isoda T, Xia J, Javadi M, et al. Targeting of endothelin receptors in the healthy and infarcted rat heart using the PET tracer 18F-FBzBMS. J Nucl Med. 2013;54:277-82 pubmed publisher
  68. Yoon J, Lee K, Lee E, Kim Y, Seo J, Kim B. Identification of proximal left anterior descending artery stenosis with thallium-201 defect patterns in patients with angina pectoris. Am J Cardiol. 2004;93:549-53 pubmed
    ..Results were virtually identical in the subgroup of 84 patients with stable angina. Thus, recognition of LAD territory thallium defect patterns is useful for identifying patients with angina who are likely to have proximal LAD stenosis...
  69. Tseng J, Hua C, Tsai M, Chang L. Incidental detection of an invasive thymoma during thallium-201 imaging for coronary artery disease. Chang Gung Med J. 2004;27:138-42 pubmed
    ..Subsequently, the patient received postoperative radiotherapy and thenceforth responded well to treatment. A Tl-201 scan has the potential to play a part in tumor detection and clinical assessment of therapeutic effects...
  70. Kataoka T, Hamasaki S, Ishida S, Saihara K, Okui H, Fukudome T, et al. Contribution of increased minimal coronary resistance and attenuated vascular adaptive remodeling to myocardial ischemia in patients with systemic hypertension and ventricular hypertrophy. Am J Cardiol. 2004;94:484-7 pubmed
    ..These changes may occur in association with lumen reduction caused by attenuated adaptive remodeling in response to plaque accumulation...
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    ..Moreover, decreased mitotic index and replicative index were noted after 3 days of 201Tl administration (p < 0.001). These results suggest that the administration of 201Tl for myocardial blood flow imaging may induce genetic damage...
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    ..e. at rest or in a nearresting state following exercise or vasodilatation). Planar radionuclide ventriculography [RNV] is, however, considered to be the most accurate method for calculating LVEF...
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    ..We discuss the sensitivity of non-invasive screening studies in healthy young individuals and potential causes of "false-positive" thallium imaging...
  75. Sata N, Hiramine K, Miyahara K, Kimura C, Tsubouchi H. Adenosine stress thallium-201 myocardial scintigraphy. J Cardiol. 2007;49:55-7 pubmed
  76. Vos M, Tony B, Hoekstra O, Postma T, Heimans J, Hooft L. Systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of 201Tl single photon emission computed tomography in the detection of recurrent glioma. Nucl Med Commun. 2007;28:431-9 pubmed
    ..To determine the diagnostic accuracy of 201Tl SPECT in the detection of tumour recurrence in patients with previous radiotherapy for supratentorial glioma...
  77. Kong G, Lichtenstein M, Gunawardana D, Better N, Roysri K, Sivaratnam D. Fixed defect on rest/stress Tc-99m sestamibi study underestimates myocardial ischemia: comparison with 24-hour thallium-201 study for short- and intermediate-term follow-up. Clin Nucl Med. 2008;33:168-71 pubmed publisher
    ..The short- and intermediate-term outcome with or without Tl-201 reversibility was assessed...
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    ..The average correlation coefficient is comparable to the values reported for the correlation between the average LV function, based on visual analysis of echocardiographic imaging, and the average LV perfusion, based on SPECT imaging...
  79. Verburg F, Romijn R, Nekolla S, Verzijlbergen J. A phantom assessment of cold stomach-related artifacts in myocardial perfusion imaging. Nucl Med Commun. 2009;30:569-73 pubmed
    ..To study the effect of a 'cold stomach', caused by either air or water, on Tl-201 and Tc-99m myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (MPS)...
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    ..In addition, we evaluated a simple correction method to mitigate the effects of truncation...
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    ..The initial pH of the solution was found to be the most effective parameter. Thermodynamic analysis gave negative values for ?G and ?H. The kinetics of the bio-sorption process fitted very well to the pseudo-second order rate model...
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    ..The aim of this study was to determine if T1 PS of lower extremities (LE) is a good method for estimating muscle microcirculatory perfusion in diabetic microangiopathy...
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    ..To evaluate the accuracy of thallium-201 (201TI) scintigraphy in distinguishing a benign from a malignant recent non-traumatic vertebral fracture...
  85. Tadamura E, Yamamuro M, Kubo S, Kanao S, Saga T, Harada M, et al. Effectiveness of delayed enhanced MRI for identification of cardiac sarcoidosis: comparison with radionuclide imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005;185:110-5 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of delayed enhanced MRI for detecting cardiac sarcoidosis and to clarify the relationship between the findings of MRI and those of radionuclide imaging...
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    ..We report the results of coronary surgery in these patients...
  87. Lee J, Liu R, Wu S, Huang W, Chou M. Thallium-201 scan in evaluating thyroid nodules following equivocal fine-needle aspiration cytology. Nuklearmedizin. 2006;45:201-5 pubmed
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  91. Toyama T, Hoshizaki H, Seki R, Isobe N, Adachi H, Naito S, et al. Evaluation of salvaged myocardium after acute myocardial infarction using single photon emission computed tomography after 201Tl-glucose-insulin infusion. Circ J. 2004;68:348-54 pubmed
    ..GIK-201Tl imaging reportedly improves the detection of viable myocardium, so the present study evaluated whether it can detect myocardial viability after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  92. Lin S, Chiou K, Huang W, Peng N, Tsay D, Liu C. Detection of coronary artery disease using real-time myocardial contrast echocardiography: a comparison with dual-isotope resting thallium-201/stress technectium-99m sestamibi single-photon emission computed tomography. Heart Vessels. 2006;21:226-35 pubmed
    ..Real-time MCE has a good agreement with SPECT imaging for detecting CAD. The combination of MCE and WM appears to have higher sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy in detecting CAD than either technique alone...