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Technetium 99m-methyl diphosphonate
Technetium 99m-methyl diphosphonate (99mTc MDP) is a radioisotope used in nuclear medicine especially for bone scans. Any disease process which results in extracellular fluid expansion will lead to accumulation of this isotope.
- photon energy: 140 keV
- physical half life: 6 hours
- critical organ: bladder