Chapter 11. Radioactive Isotopes for Radiosynoviorthesis

  1. E.C. Rodriguez-Merchan MD, PhD
  1. J. Coya-Viña,
  2. M. Marin-Ferrer and
  3. L.M. Martin-Curto

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470986929.ch11

The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives

The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives

How to Cite

Coya-Viña, J., Marin-Ferrer, M. and Martin-Curto, L.M. (2003) Radioactive Isotopes for Radiosynoviorthesis, in The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives (ed E.C. Rodriguez-Merchan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470986929.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Service of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery, Haemophilia Centre, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112307

Online ISBN: 9780470986929



  • radioactive isotopes;
  • radiosynoviorthesis;
  • radiopharmaceuticals;
  • pharmacodynamics;
  • imaging acquisition


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Key concepts

  • Properties of isotopes used for radiosynoviorthesis

  • Pharmacodynamics

  • Radiopharmaceuticals used for radiosynoviorthesis

  • Imaging acquisition

  • Complications

  • Dosimetry

  • Cost

  • Conclusions