Studying a specific tumor marker by a new method and analyzing its efficiency in labeling animals


Mojtaba Navabpour 1 , Zhila Jamshidinia 2 , * , Mohsen Bakhshandeh 1

1 Department of Radiation Technology, Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

2 Department of Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran., Andorra

How to Cite: Navabpour M, Jamshidinia Z , Bakhshandeh M . Studying a specific tumor marker by a new method and analyzing its efficiency in labeling animals, Ann Mil Health Sci Res. 2015 ; 13(1):e62660.


Annals of Military and Health Sciences Research: 13 (1); e62660
Published Online: March 18, 2015
Article Type: Original Article
Received: December 17, 2014
Accepted: February 20, 2015


Materials and Methods: Since uptake of gallium by liver has been reported in numerous researches, it was bonded with a contrast media (metrizoate). X-ray imaging was done to determine geometric features of   liver.



Results: Radiographic image was obtained. Maximum contrast in radiographic image was observed 72 hours after injection. In addition, increase of effective tumor atomic number caused by metrizoate helped the tumor to be treated by a smart radiotherapy method (i.e. photoelectron therapy). It increased photoelectron therapy efficiency up to two thousand percentages.



Conclusion: A new method of killing cancer cells can be developed using contrast agents. Also, metrizoate-labeled gallium is recommended for marking    animals

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