September 1972

Identification of Implanted Liver Tumor by Tantalum Hepatogram

Author Affiliations

New York
From the Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, New York University School of Medicine; and the Surgical Service, Veteran's Administration Hospital, New York. Dr. Grosfeld is now with Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis.

Arch Surg. 1972;105(3):457-458. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1972.04180090062015

Mouse sarcoma implanted in livers of living mice showed up as defects on scanning after intravenous injection of 1.0 gm/kg of suspension of tantalum powder.