What is the role of MUGA scanning in the workup of diffuse large cell lymphoma?

Updated: Jun 12, 2019
  • Author: Shipra Gandhi, MBBS; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Multigated acquisition (MUGA) scans are used to evaluate the patient's ejection fraction before chemotherapy, because anthracyclines used in the treatment of diffuse large cell lymphomas have a potential cardiotoxic effect.


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