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Rêgo Moacyr J B M MJ Laboratório de Imunopatologia Keizo Asami/LIKA, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco/UFPE, Recife, PE, - - 2014
The present work aimed to magnetize Parkia pendula seeds gum and use it as a matrix for Concanavalin A covalent immobilization. This composite was applied in affinity purification of glycoconjugates. Parkia pendula seeds were hydrated and the gum provenient from the supernatant was precipitated and washed with ethanol and dried. ...
Kitasato Yuhei Y From the Departments of *Surgery, †Internal Medicine (Division of Gastroenterology), ‡Hospital Pathology, and §Radiology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to assess the correlations among the maximum standardized uptake value (SUVmax) on 18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT); the expressions of glucose transporter 1 (GLUT-1), glucose transporter 3, and epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR); as well as prognosis in patients with invasive ductal carcinoma ...
Nonokuma Masanari M Department of Radiology, Fukuoka University Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to clarify the characteristics of regional cerebral glucose metabolic abnormalities in patients with malignant lymphoma of the body using statistical image analyses. Post-therapeutic changes in cerebral glucose metabolism were also evaluated. The subjects consisted of 30 patients, including 16 patients with diffuse large B-cell ...
Salsano Ettore E From the Departments of Clinical Neurosciences (E.S., D.P.), Diagnostics and Applied Technology (V.M., A.R.G., L.F., M.S.), and Child Neurology (G.U.), Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Neurologico "C. Besta," Milano, Italy; and Department of Nuclear Medicine (G.M., R.B.), Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy. - - 2014
To investigate the cerebral glucose metabolism in subjects with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) by using brain [(18)F]-fluorodeoxyglucose PET (FDG-PET). Cross-sectional study in which 12 adults with various forms of X-ALD underwent clinical evaluation and brain MRI, followed by brain FDG-PET, neuropsychological assessment, and personality and psychopathology evaluation using the Symptom Checkist-90-Revised ...
Tenney Jeffrey R JR Division of Neurology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, - - 2014
Metabolic imaging studies, such as positron emission tomography (PET), allow for an assessment of physiologic functioning of the brain, and [(18) F]fluoro-2-deoxyglucose (FDG)-PET is now a commonly used technique in presurgical epilepsy evaluations. Focal interictal decreases in glucose consumption are often but inconsistently concordant with the ictal onset area, and ...
Rocha João J Neurology Department of Hospital de Braga, Braga, Portugal. Electronic address: - - 2014
Dramatic recovery (DR) after thrombolysis is dependent of vessel recanalization and is predictive of favorable clinical outcome. Successful recanalization is not equivalent to DR. Our objective was to assess its frequency and evaluate clinical and biochemical predictors and their prognosis. We analyzed prospectively registered data from January 2007 to September ...
Feng G G Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong 250012, - - 2014
To describe how pegylated glucose-coated gold nanoparticles (PEG-Glu-GNPs) can help improve computed tomography (CT) imaging. PEG-Glu-GNPs were designed for use as an imaging nanoprobe to act an effective contrast agent for both CT and PET scans. Twelve BALB/c mice were divided into two groups: mice with injected with PEG-Glu-GNPs and ...
Chen Shang-Wen SW Department of Radiation Oncology, China Medical University, Taichung; School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung; School of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, - - 2014
The study aimed to investigate the prognostic effects of interim (18) fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) during definitive radiotherapy (RT) or chemoradiotherapy (CRT) in patients with head and neck cancer. This is a prospectively treatment study. The pretreatment and interim PET/CT images of 51 patients with advanced pharyngeal cancers ...
Rohde Max M Department of ENT Head & Neck Surgery, Odense University Hospital, DK-5000 Odense C, Denmark. Electronic address: - - 2014
18F-fluoro-deoxy-glucose-positron emission tomography/computed tomography-scan (PET/CT) is used increasingly for detection of cancer. Precise diagnostic assessment of tumour extension in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is of critical importance for ensuring that patients receive proper treatment. Preliminary studies have shown divergent results of PET/CT in diagnosis and staging of ...
Zhou Wenlan W Nanfang PET Center, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510515, - - 2014
Limited number of studies have been reported regarding the utilization of F-18-fluoro-deoxy-glucose (F-18-FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (F-18-FDG PET/CT) in Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH). The aim of this study was to assess the role of F-18-FDG PET/CT in the diagnosis and treatment of LCH. Eight newly diagnosed and seven recurrent ...
Kundu-Raychaudhuri Smriti S Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA; VA Northern California Health Care System, Sacramento, California, - - 2014
To quantify the progression and severity of mouse collagen-induced arthritis (CIA) using an in vivo imaging tool, (18) F-fluorodeoxyglucose ((18) F-FDG) PET/CT and validate it against gold standard 'histopathological' evaluation. The PET radiotracer (18) F-FDG, a marker for glucose metabolism, was injected in mice at different stages of CIA and ...
Zahr Natalie M NM Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, 401 Quarry Rd., Stanford, CA 94305, USA; Neuroscience Program, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency, associated with a variety of conditions, including chronic alcoholism and bariatric surgery for morbid obesity, can result in the neurological disorder Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE). Recent work building upon early observations in animal models of thiamine deficiency has demonstrated an inflammatory component to the neuropathology observed in ...
Zu Zhongliang Z Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science, Nashville, TN; Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Electronic address: - - 2014
The regional uptake of glucose in rat brain in vivo was measured at high resolution using spin-lock magnetic resonance imaging after infusion of the glucose analogue 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2DG). Previous studies of glucose metabolism have used (13)C-labeled 2DG and NMR spectroscopy, (18)F-labeled fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) and PET, or chemical exchange saturation transfer ...
Okazaki Yukio - - 2014
Cardiac tumours are relatively rare and are difficult to diagnose merely with imaging techniques. We demonstrated an unusual case of left atrial myxoma, displaying the successful detection by positron emission tomography using 2-deoxy-2-[18 F] fluoro-D-glucose (18 F-FDG PET), correlated closely to more intense and enhanced immunoreactivity with glucose transporter-1 (GLUT-1) ...
Villien Marjorie M Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA - - 2014
Glucose is the principal source of energy for the brain and yet the dynamic response of glucose utilization to changes in brain activity is still not fully understood. Positron emission tomography (PET) allows quantitative measurement of glucose metabolism using 2-[(18)F]-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG). However, FDG PET in its current form provides an ...
Choi Seo Young SY Department of Neurology, Chungbuk National University Hospital, Chungbuk National University College of Medicine, Cheongju, Republic of - - 2014
A 52-year-old man with vertigo and imbalance for two weeks showed spontaneous downbeat (DBN), horizontal gaze-evoked, and positional apogeotropic nystagmus along with severe limb and truncal ataxia. Gadolinium-enhanced brain MRI was normal, but whole body and brain 2-deoxy-2-[F18]fluoro-d-glucose-positron emission tomography revealed hypermetabolism in the right lower lobe of the lung ...
Orsal Ebru E Atatürk University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Erzurum, - - 2014
The present study gives a detailed report of a patient with atypical Cogan's syndrome with uveitis and sensorineural hearing loss. Cogan's syndrome is characterized by nonsyphilitic interstitial keratitis and audiovestibular dysfunction. This syndrome can be divided into two groups, typical and atypical, based on the presence of interstitial keratitis. It ...
Ahmadian Azadeh A Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, - - 2014
FDG PET/CT with myocardial perfusion imaging is a useful method for evaluating cardiac sarcoidosis (CS), but interpretation is not standardized. We developed a method for quantification of cardiac FDG PET/CT and evaluated its relationship to conventional interpretation, perfusion defects, clinical events, and immunosuppressive treatment. FDG PET/CT with MPI studies performed ...
Patrick Schöffski - - 2014
FDG-PET/CT is part of the standard diagnostic management of a patients with a large variety of common and less common malignant tumors, based on the increased glucose metabolism within tumors. A hybrid fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography and computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) was performed in a neurofibromatosis patient to rule out relapse ...
Jin Tao T Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, - - 2014
Uptake of administered D-glucose (Glc) or 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2DG) has been indirectly mapped through the chemical exchange (CE) between glucose hydroxyl and water protons using CE-dependent saturation transfer (glucoCEST) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). We propose an alternative technique-on-resonance CE-sensitive spin-lock (CESL) MRI-to enhance responses to glucose changes. Phantom data and simulations ...
Nakamura Kensuke K Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, - - 2014
Abdominal ultrasonography is one of the most common diagnostic imaging modalities used for dogs with suspected insulinoma; however, pancreatic masses are clearly identified in fewer than half of affected dogs and benign pancreatic nodules can be difficult to differentiate from malignant ones. The purpose of this prospective study was to ...
Sun Xiaorong X PET-CT Center, Shandong Cancer Hospital and Institute, Shandong Academy of Medical Science, Jinan University, 440 Jiyan Road, Jinan, 250117, Shandong, - - 2014
To compare glucose metabolism and chemosensitivity between recurrence within the irradiation field and metastases outside the irradiation field in the same patient using (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography images (PET/CT). The (18)F-FDG PET/CT images of 43 cancer patients with both local recurrence (in-field) and distal metastases (out-field) after initial ...
Chuang Michael L ML From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Framingham Heart Study, MA (M.L.C., P.G., E.S.M., C.J.O.); Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Division of Biostatistics and Health Services Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester (P.G.); Departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) (N.O.-M., C.J.S., W.J.M.) and Radiology (W.J.M.), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; Division of Cardiology (C.J.O.) and The Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology (U.H.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston; and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (U.H., W.J.M., - - 2014
The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and risk factor (RF) correlates of aortic plaque (AP) detected by cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR), which mainly shows noncalcified plaques, and by noncontrast computed tomography (CT), which best depicts calcified plaques, in community-dwelling adults. A total of 1016 Framingham Heart ...
Buscombe J J Cambridge University Hospitals, Cambridge, UK - - - 2014
Inflammatory diseases are common place and often chronic. Most inflammatory cells have increased uptake of glucose which is enhanced in the presence of local cytokines. Therefore, imaging glucose metabolism by the means of [18] F-fluro-de-oxy glucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) holds significant promise in imaging focal inflammation. Most of ...
Saito Makoto M Makoto Saito, Koh Izumiyama, Akio Mori, Tatsuro Irie, Masanori Tanaka, Masanobu Morioka, Department of Internal Medicine and Hematology, Aiiku Hospital, Sapporo 064-0804, - - 2014
Multiple lymphomatous polyposis (MLP) is an uncommon type of gastrointestinal lymphoma characterized by the presence of multiple polyps along the gastrointestinal tract. Most of this entity is in fact considered the counterpart of gastrointestinal tract involvement for mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). To our knowledge, there have been no reports on ...
Hackl Gerald G Division of Angiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036, Graz, Austria, - - 2014
Thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) is an inflammatory vascular disease affecting dominantly the vessels of the extremities and is etiologically strongly associated with tobacco consumption. Different imaging techniques are generally used to exclude potential differential diagnoses. We investigated the value of (18) F-flourodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography ([(18) F]FDG-PET) in the diagnosis of TAO. All ...
Song Sun-Hye SH Department of Veterinary Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, College of Veterinary Medicine, Konkuk University, Seoul, - - 2014
A 9-year-old spayed female cocker spaniel dog was referred for hematuria. A large abdominal mass and multiple pulmonary nodules were identified radiographically. A whole-body 2-deoxy-2-[(18)F]fluoro-d-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scan revealed intensely increased uptake in a renal mass and the pulmonary nodules. Renal cell carcinoma was diagnosed on histological ...
Kim Ji Eun JE Department of Pediatrics, Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Daegu, - - 2014
Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KFD) is a benign disease, which is characterized by a cervical lymphadenopathy with fever, and it often mimics malignant lymphoma (ML). 2-[(18)F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography ((18)F-FDG PET/CT) is a powerful imaging modality for the diagnosis, staging and monitoring of ML, with the limitations including the nonspecific FDG ...
Basu Sandip S Sandip Basu, Radiation Medicine Centre, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Tata Memorial Hospital Annexe, Parel, Mumbai 400012, - - 2014
Psoas muscle metastasis, though rare, is the commonest site of skeletal muscle involvement in cervical carcinoma. The appropriate clinical management of this condition, particularly of the pain related to malignant psoas syndrome, is still evolving and the diagnostic features on conventional morphological imaging modalities are often non specific, with the ...
Kim Jaihwan J https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0693-1415 Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, - - 2014
The role of integrated (18)F-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography computed tomography (PET-CT) is uncertain in gallbladder cancer. The aim of this study was to show the role of PET-CT in gallbladder cancer patients. Fifty-three patients with gallbladder cancer underwent preoperative computed tomography (CT) and PET-CT scans. Their medical records were retrospectively ...
Kitajima Kazuhiro K Department of Radiology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7-5-2 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, 650-0017, Japan, - - 2014
Integrated positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) with 2-[18F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) is a useful technique for acquiring both glucose metabolic and anatomic imaging data using a single device in a single diagnostic session, and has opened up a new field of clinical oncologic imaging. FDG-PET/CT has been used successfully for the staging, ...
Adams Hugo J A HJ Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The - - 2014
This study aimed to investigate whether visual and quantitative 18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT)-based bone marrow assessment can replace blind bone marrow biopsy (BMB) in newly diagnosed diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). This retrospective study included 78 patients with newly diagnosed DLBCL who had undergone both FDG-PET/CT and BMB. ...
Bonar S Fiona SF Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology, 14 Giffnock Avenue, Macquarie Park, NSW, 2113, Australia, - - 2014
To describe the imaging and histopathological findings and provide an overview of a recently described and rare cause of bone sclerosis. Five cases of intra-osseous hibernoma of bone that presented over the last year. The imaging and histopathology is reviewed. All cases were identified in asymptomatic middle-aged to elderly adults ...
Umeda Yukihiro Y Third Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Fukui, 23-3 Matsuokashimoaizuki, Eiheiji-cho, Fukui 910-1193, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Recent advances in endobronchial ultrasonography with a guide sheath (EBUS-GS) have enabled better visualization of distal airways, while virtual bronchoscopic navigation (VBN) has been shown useful as a guide to navigate the bronchoscope. However, indications for utilizing VBN and EBUS-GS are not always clear. To clarify indications for a bronchoscopic ...
Lu Yu-Yu YY aDepartment of Nuclear Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital bDepartment of Radiation Oncology cDepartment of Nuclear Medicine and PET Center, China Medical University Hospital dSchool of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung eSchool of Public Health, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan fSchool of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, California, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of the published literature to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of fluorine-18 2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (F-FDG) PET or PET/computed tomography (CT) in the pretherapeutic staging of patients with small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). The authors conducted a systematic MEDLINE search of ...
Sollini Martina M Nuclear Medicine Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova-IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, - - 2014
Primary seminal vesicle (SV) adenocarcinoma is a rare tumor. A small amount of data about the role of imaging to detect tumor recurrence is available. We report the case of a 58-year-old patient with primary SV clear-cell well-differentiated adenocarcinoma. Clinical and instrumental examinations were negative for the 32 months after ...
Ho Chi-Lai CL Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET, Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, Hong - - 2014
We prospectively compared (11)C-acetate with (18)F-FDG in a PET/CT evaluation of multiple myeloma (MM), specifically on diagnostic accuracy, identification of high-risk patients, and monitoring of treatment response. Dual-tracer PET/CT was performed on 35 pathologically and clinically confirmed and untreated patients (26 with symptomatic MM, 5 with smoldering MM, and 4 ...
Pinna Audrey E AE From the *Department of PET and Nuclear Medicine, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and †Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, - - 2014
Physical activity before F-FDG PET/CT can cause increased muscle glucose metabolism. We report markedly increased glucose metabolism in the masseter and temporalis muscles of a 53-year-old man who was clenching his teeth before the scan, and then resolution of this increased metabolism on a second scan 12 weeks later. SUVmax ...
Treglia G G Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Center, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, via Ospedale, 12, 6500, Bellinzona, Switzerland, - - 2014
Fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose (F-18-FDG) is the most used positron emitter radiopharmaceutical worldwide. This glucose analogue allows to study the glucose metabolism which is often increased in many tumors. Nowadays the diagnostic performance of positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) using F-18-FDG in different tumors is well known. On the other hand, to date, ...
Zimny Anna A Department of General and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, - - 2014
Background: The posterior cingulate region is an area of the earliest pathological changes in amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI). The utility of FDG-PET imaging in dementia is already well established. Objectives: The aim of the study was to compare FDG-PET with advanced MR measurements: MR spectroscopy (MRS), perfusion weighted imaging ...
Demetriades Andreas K AK Department of Neurosurgery, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
The field of neuro-oncology is concerned with some of the most challenging and difficult to treat conditions in medicine. Despite modern therapies patients diagnosed with primary brain tumours often have a poor prognosis. Imaging can play an important role in evaluating the disease status of such patients. In addition to ...
Poulin Eric E Centre d'imagerie moléculaire de Sherbrooke, Département de médecine nucléaire et radiobiologie, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, - - 2014
The combination of MRI and positron emission tomography (PET) offers new possibilities for the development of novel methodologies. In pharmacokinetic image analysis, the blood concentration of the imaging compound as a function of time, [i.e., the arterial input function (AIF)] is required for MRI and PET. In this study, we ...
Lee Hong Je HJ Department of Nuclear Medicine, Dongnam Institute of Radiological & Medical Sciences, Busan, - - 2014
Adrenal incidentalomas are adrenal masses serendipitously detected during an imaging study performed for reasons unrelated to suspicion of adrenal disease. The incidence of adrenal incidentalomas has increased because of the widespread use of various imaging modalities. In oncology patients with adrenal incidentalomas, the characterization of the adrenal masses is challenging ...
Queiroz Marcelo A MA Department of Medical Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, - - 2014
Positron emission tomography (PET)/MRI combines the functional ability of PET and the high soft tissue contrast of MRI. The aim of this study was to assess contrast-enhanced (ce)PET/MRI compared to cePET/CT in patients with suspected recurrence of head and neck cancer (HNC). Eighty-seven patients underwent sequential cePET/CT and cePET/MRI using ...
An Li L National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, - - 2014
To achieve detection of glutamate (Glu), glutamine (Gln), and glutathione (GSH) by minimizing the N-acetyl-aspartate (NAA) multiplet signals at 2.49 ppm using a echo time (TE) -optimized PRESS pulse sequence and a novel J-suppression radiofrequency pulse. Using density matrix simulations, a PRESS sequence with (TE1 , TE2 ) = (69, 37) ms ...
Tripathi Madhavi M AIIMS, All India Institute of Medical Sciences; New Delhi, Delhi, India - - - 2014
Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging with F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) can be used as a downstream marker of neuronal injury, a hallmark of neurodegenerative dementias. Characteristic patterns of regional glucose metabolism have been used to classify the dementia subtypes, namely Alzheimer's dementia (AD), frontotemporal dementia (FTD), diffuse Lewy body (DLBD) and ...
Skoura Evangelia E Nuclear Medicine Department, Evangelismos General Hospital, Ipsilantou 45-47, 10676 Athens, Greece. - - 2014
Neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid malignancy in children, but is rare in adults. We report the case of a 33 year old man with recurrence of neuroblastoma, 2 years after the excision of the primary tumor in the right adrenal gland. The iodine-123-radioiodinated metaiodobenzylguanidine ((123)I-MIBG) and (99m)Tc-methylene diphosphonate ...
Guy Matthew S MS From the Kettering Medical Center, Dayton, - - 2014
A 29-year-old female patient exhibited a solitary neck mass, severe hypercalcemia, and multiple skeletal lytic lesions consistent with metastatic neoplastic disease. Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology of the neck lesion indicated a follicular thyroid neoplasm. CT-guided bone biopsy was non-diagnostic. Subsequent F-FDG PET/CT examination demonstrated avid glucose uptake within the neck ...
Coakley Fergus V FV Oregon Health and Sciences University. Electronic address: - - 2014
Imaging findings in a patient with invasive thymoma in the costophrenic recess are presented, in whom computed tomography (CT) and MRI revealed lateral arcuate ligament thickening. Increased fluoro-deoxy-glucose (FDG) uptake on subsequent positron emission tomography (PET)/CT was helpful in suggesting the correct diagnosis. A second patient with much more obvious ...
Hess Søren S Department of Nuclear Medicine, Odense University Hospital, Soender Boulevard 29, 5000 Odense, Denmark. Electronic address: - - 2014
The technology behind positron emission tomography (PET) and the most widely used tracer, 2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-D-glucose (FDG), were both conceived in the 1970s, but the latest decade has witnessed a rapid emergence of FDG-PET as an effective imaging technique. This is not least due to the emergence of hybrid scanners combining PET ...
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