Package Insert Deviation for Lymphoscintigraphy

Prepare Tc-99m Sulfur Colloid with a smaller particle size and dilute it with normal saline for subcutaneous or intradermal administration for lymphoscintigraphy including sentinel node localization for melanoma, vulvar, breast and cervical cance

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Lymphoscintigraphy Without Imaging

This procedure is for patients who will be given intradermal or subdermal injections only, and can be done outside the Nuclear Medicine Division, usually in the Operating Room. This is for patients who will NOT have imaging as part of this procedure. These are for patients with breast cancer and the injection is part of the sentinel lymph node identification.

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Lymphoscintigraphy

Evaluation of chronic lymphedema of a swollen extremity, where scan is used to differentiate primary or secondary lymphedema (primary has neither lymphatic nor proximal LN visualization, secondary has interstitial lymphatic uptake but poor visualization of proximal lymph channels and nodes)

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