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Technetium Tc 94m Sestamibi (Code C48423)

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Preferred Name: Technetium Tc 94m Sestamibi

Definition: A radioconjugate consisting of sestamibi labeled with the positron-emitting isotope Tc 94m. Sestamibi is a synthetic molecule of the isonitrile family that diffuses through cell membranes and may preferentially accumulate within mitochondria. Technetium Tc 94m sestamibi may be used in tumor-imaging studies utilizing positron emission tomography (PET). (NCI05)

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A substance being studied in certain cancer-imaging tests using positron emission tomography (PET). It contains a radioactive substance called technetium, bound to another substance called sestamibi, that helps it enter cells. It may help show how well cancer cells take up anticancer drugs. It is a type of radiopharmaceutical.

Display Name: Technetium Tc 94m Sestamibi

Label: Technetium Tc 94m Sestamibi

NCI Thesaurus Code: C48423 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1541299  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Technetium Tc 94m Sestamibi
technetium Tc 94m sestamibi

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 373868
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 373868 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1541299

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C48423
Contributing_Source CTRP
Legacy_Concept_Name Tc_94m_Sestamibi
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C48423

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