Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
US Brand Name
- MPI MAA
- Technescan MAA
Technetium Tc 99m albumin aggregated injection is a radiopharmaceutical. Radiopharmaceuticals are radioactive agents, which may be used to find and treat certain diseases or to study the function of the body's organs.
Technetium Tc 99m albumin aggregated injection is used to help your doctor see an image of your lungs to help evaluate lung problems in children and adults. It is also used to help your doctor see an image of your peritoneovenous [LeVeen] shunt.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor with specialized training in nuclear medicine.