Spleen SPECT is a method of functional visualization of organs using a radiopharmaceutical, the radiation of which is recorded by special sensors as it accumulates in tissues. The study allows us to assess the shape, size of the spleen and the uniformity of its structure. It is used in the diagnosis of inflammatory processes and volumetric formations of various nature. SPECT of the spleen is also used to detect traumatic damage to the spleen and in the process of diagnosing certain liver diseases. The examination involves preliminary intravenous administration of a radiopharmaceutical, additional preparation for the procedure is not required. It is performed on an outpatient basis, often simultaneously with a liver SPECT.
Author: Artur Kh.
General Practitioner. Work experience in medicine - 7 years. I consider it necessary to constantly educate myself and improve my skills, I adhere to the principles of evidence-based medicine in my work, I am guided by the well-known rule "Do no harm". My credo in life is "If you want to do something well, do it yourself."