The sensitivity of the scintigraphy using 99mTc-MIBI is in the range of the 201Tl/99mTc subtraction scintigraphy. Because of the superior logistic and the lower radiation exposure, 99mTc-MIBI can replace the 201Tl/99mTc scintigraphy in the preoperative diagnostic assessment.
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