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NCI Drug Dictionary


technetium Tc 99m DTPA 
A radiopharmaceutical core of chelating agent DTPA (diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid) complexed with the gamma-emitting radionuclide technetium Tc 99m with radioimaging application. Tc-99m-DTPA has been utilized as a radiotracer, when conjugated to tissue specific molecules, in a wide variety of nuclear imaging studies, including brain, lung, and renal function studies. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:99m-technetium diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid