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Stefano A A Institute for Molecular Bioimaging and Physiology (IBFM), National Research Council (CNR) Cefalù‑Segrate, Cefalù, Palermo, Italy - - - 2014
The aim of this work is to evaluate the metabolic impact of Partial Volume Correction (PVC) on the measurement of the Standard Uptake Value (SUV) from [18F]FDG PET-CT oncological studies for treatment monitoring purpose. Twenty-nine breast cancer patients with bone lesions (42 lesions in total) underwent [18F]FDG PET-CT studies after ...
Abellán Gonzalo G Instituto de Ciencia Molecular, Univ. de Valencia, Catedrático José Beltrán 2, 46980, Paterna, Valencia, - - 2014
A magnetic photoresponsive hybrid material is prepared by intercalation of a switchable trans-azobenzene-4,4'-dicarboxylate guest in the interlamellar space offered by a ferromagnetic Co(2+) Al(3+) -layered double hydroxide (LDH) host. Magnetic switching is triggered by compression/modification of the in-plane structure coupled the guest's isomerization causing a change in the magnetization of ...
Pottier Géraldine - - 2014
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease, affecting 0.5-1% of adults in industrialized countries, in which systemic inflammation and synovitis drive joint destruction. [18F]DPA-714 is a specific tracer of the 18 kDa Translocator Protein (TSPO), which is overexpressed on activated macrophages, and proposed as a biomarker of neuroinflammation. Today, diagnosis ...
Brennan Sandra B SB Breast Imaging Section, Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY. Electronic address: - - 2014
Magnetic resonance Imaging-guided breast biopsy is an essential component of breast imaging practices offering breast magnetic resonance imaging. Careful planning and preparation allow for an efficient and successful biopsy. Deliberate positioning and controlled compression are keys to a comfortable and cooperative patient. The biopsy is only complete once imaging-histologic correlation ...
de Lartigue J J Jane de Lartigue Scientific Communications, Camberley, UK. - - 2014
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease likely to dramatically increase in prevalence in the next few decades. Currently, the only method for definitive diagnosis is to determine the presence of β-amyloid in the brain of AD patients at autopsy. Flutemetamol (18F) (Vizamyl™) is a novel (18)F-labeled radiotracer for ...
Ida Masahiro M Department of Radiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Ebara Hospital, Tokyo, - - 2014
To compare the lesion contrast and signal to noise ratio (SNR) obtained with T1-weighted pointwise encoding time reduction with radial acquisition (PETRA) to those of Magnetization-Prepared RApid Gradient-Echo (MPRAGE) for contrast-enhanced imaging of primary and metastatic intracranial tumors, and to investigate whether PETRA is able to reduce acoustic noise for ...
Weiler-Sagie Michal M Nuclear Medicine Department, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel, - - 2014
Fluoro-deoxyglucose positron emmission tomography combined with computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) is superior to iliac bone marrow biopsy (iBMB) for detection of bone marrow involvement (BMI) in staging of Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL). The present study aims to characterize the patterns and distribution of BMI in HL as determined by FDG-PET/CT. Reports of ...
Benveniste Ana P AP Department of Diagnostic Radiology,The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
(18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission computed tomography (FDG PET-CT) is widely used in the initial staging and response evaluation of patients with malignancy. This review describes a spectrum of benign breast findings incidentally detected by FDG PET-CT at staging that may be misinterpreted as malignancy. We describe the pattern of distribution and ...
Jones Robert P RP From the *Department of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center, and †Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, - - 2014
A 57-year-old male patient with a history of metastatic melanoma and sclerotic bone lesions seen on CT was referred for F NaF PET/CT evaluation of active skeletal metastases. While the bone lesions had no uptake and were therefore thought to represent sequela of previously treated disease, an unexpected area of ...
Saranathan Manojkumar M From the Departments of *Radiology, †Electrical Engineering, and ‡Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to optimize the 3-dimensional (3D) fluid attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) pulse sequence for isotropic high-spatial-resolution imaging of white matter (WM) and cortical lesions at 7 T. We added a magnetization-prepared (MP) FLAIR module to a Cube 3D fast spin echo sequence and optimized the ...
Kitajima Kazuhiro K Department of Radiology and of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
To investigate the fusion of pelvic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (PET) for assessment of locoregional extension and nodal staging of cervical cancer. PET/computed tomography (CT), MRI, and non-fused and fusion of PET and MRI for assessing the extent of the primary tumor and metastasis to ...
Surasi Devaki Shilpa DS Division of Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics, Department of Radiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, - - 2014
For many types of cancer, (18)F-FDG PET/CT is commonly used in evaluation and management, including tumor diagnosis, staging, restaging, treatment monitoring, and radiation therapy planning. Meticulous patient preparation including restrictions of diet and activity and management of blood glucose levels in diabetic patients, as well as an awareness of the ...
Heusch Philipp P University Dusseldorf, Medical Faculty, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Dusseldorf, - - 2014
Therapeutic decisions in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients depend on the tumor stage. PET/CT with (18)F-FDG is widely accepted as the diagnostic standard of care. The purpose of this study was to compare a dedicated pulmonary (18)F-FDG PET/MR imaging protocol with (18)F-FDG PET/CT for primary and locoregional lymph node ...
Murakami Koji K Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjyuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-8582, Japan. - - 2014
Recent advancement in computed tomography (CT) enables us to obtain high spatial resolution image and made it possible to construct extensive high-definition three-dimensional (3D) images. But a lack of contrast resolution in CT alone is still remained problem. Meanwhile, as fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography (PET) can visualize tumors in high contrast, ...
Hodolic Marina M Department for nuclear medicine, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, - - 2014
Fluorocholine(18F) (FCH) was introduced at the beginning of April 2010 in France, Slovenia and three other EU member states for the localisation of bone metastases of prostate cancer with PET. The aim of the study was to compare the evolution of diagnostic imaging in patients with prostate cancer using a ...
Lodder W L WL Department of Head and Neck Oncology and Surgery, Netherlands Cancer Institute - Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Amsterdam, The - - 2014
Aim: Preoperative detection of extranodal spread (ENS) in head and neck cancer can have important consequences for patient management. The aim of this study was to determine whether 18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography ([18F]FDG PET) or a combination with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) could more accurately predict ENS, especially with the ...
Agulla Jesús J Department of Neurology, Neurovascular Area, Clinical Neurosciences Research Laboratory, Hospital Clínico Universitario, Health Research Institute of Santiago de Compostela (IDIS), University of Santiago de Compostela, E-15706 Santiago de Compostela, Spain.; Research Unit, University Hospital of Salamanca and Institute of Health Sciences of Castilla and Leon, E-37007 Salamanca, - - 2013
In order to provide sufficient sensibility for detection, selection of an adequate payload of imaging probe is critical, during the design of MRI theranostic nanoplatforms. This fact is particularly crucial for in vivo applications in the brain, where delivery of macromolecules is limited by the blood-brain barrier. Here we report ...
Zheng Jia-He - - 2013
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA), an effective, locally directed therapy for unresectable liver metastases, can improve the survival of patients. As a functional imaging approach, F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (F-FDG PET) or PET-computed tomography (PET-CT) may play a crucial role in the follow-up after RFA. Our objective was to evaluate the diagnostic ...
Ota Naotoshi - - 2013
Objective:We compared the efficacies of (18)F-fluoride PET/CT, (18)F-FDG PET/CT, and (99m)Tc bone scintigraphy (planar and SPECT) for the detection of bone metastases in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC).Methods:We examined 11 patients (8 women, 3 men; mean age ± SD, 61.9 ± 8.7y) with DTC who had been suspected of ...
Rahim Sania S Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address: - - 2013
Positron emission mammography (PEM) has better spatial resolution than positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT), or PET/CT. We evaluated the feasibility of extremity imaging with PEM using PET as a standard. Fourteen patients underwent sequential PET/CT and PEM. PEM visualized with equal or improved resolution all of the lesions identified on ...
Nguyen Christopher - - 2013
The aim of this study was to implement and optimize a novel application of diffusion-prepared balanced steady-state free precession (bSSFP) to perform in vivo cardiac diffusion-weighted MRI. Diffusion-prepared sequences have the flexibility to diffusion encode with a multi-shot image readout. The diffusion preparation was optimized to reduce sensitivity to cardiac ...
Chen Jun - - 2013
Monodispersed Bi2S3-QD@SiO2-PEG nanoparticles are prepared by a one-pot method in a reverse microemulsion system, which exhibited remarkable performances in CT and fluorescence imaging in vitro and in vivo.
Naswa Niraj - - 2013
This study aimed to compare the diagnostic performance of Ga-DOTANOC PET/CT with F-FDG PET/CT in the patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs). Data of 51 patients with definite histological diagnosis of GEP-NET who underwent both Ga-DOTA-NOC PET-CT and F-FDG PET-CT within a span of 15 days were selected for this ...
Aksoy Sabire Yılmaz - - 2013
The demand for arthroplasty is rapidly growing as a result of the ageing of the population. Although complications such as heterotrophic ossification, fracture and dislocation are relatively rare, differentiating aseptic loosening, the most common complication of arthroplasty from infection, is a major challenge for clinicians. Radionuclide imaging is currently the ...
Viswanathan Chitra - - 2013
The role of Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) in the evaluation of various gynecologic malignancies in light of current available data is presented and illustrated with imaging examples, pearls, and common pitfalls. 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT is being increasingly used in management of gynecologic malignancy and has useful applications in cervical, ovarian, ...
Li Jinxing - - 2013
We demonstrate a template electrosynthesis for large-scale low-cost preparation of remarkably small magnetically driven tailored-made helical nanoswimmers that display efficient propulsion behavior and hold considerable promise for future miniature devices in the human body.
Qiu Lin - - 2013
Pediatric lymphomas (PL) are the third most common malignancy and account for 10% to 15% of all cancers in the pediatric age group. Accurate classification and staging are important for appropriate prognosis and treatment of pediatric Hodgkin's lymphoma (PHL) and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (PNHL) and impact patient prognosis significantly. The role ...
Karapolat I - - 2013
Aim: We aimed to investigate the relationship of fluor-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (18F FDG PET/CT) with clinical, laboratory parameters and conventional radiographs in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Patients, material, methods: 25 patients with RA diagnosis were evaluated by sociodemographic, clinical [duration of disease (year), the joints in ...
Jain Sunil M - - 2013
An adrenal incidentaloma (AI) is a puzzle for clinician. In the era of widespread use of CT and MRI, it is becoming an increasingly frequent diagnosis. A detailed list of investigations is ordered to diagnose pathology responsible for AI. Most likely etiology of AI is pathology of AI is benign ...
Shukla Jaya J Department of Nuclear Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Punjab, - - 2013
To study quality control parameters of routinely prepared positron emission tomography (PET) radiopharmaceuticals. Three PET radiopharmaceuticals fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (F-18 FDG), N-13 ammonia (N-13 NH3), and Ga-68 DOTATATE (n = 25 each), prepared by standardized protocols were used. The radionuclide purity, radiochemical purity, residual solvents, pH, endotoxins, and sterility of these ...
Michel Justin - - 2013
Context:Sinonasal paragangliomas (SNPGL) have rarely been reported in the literature. They are often aggressive.Patient:We report an original case of SNPGL with a tumor recurrence diagnosed 13 years after resection of the primary tumor. SRS and [18F]-FDG PET/CT were the most sensitive functional imaging techniques and ruled out distant metastases. Interestingly, ...
Schou Magnus - - 2013
[(18)F]AZD4694 (2-(2-(18)F-fluoro-6-(methylamino)-3-pyridyl)benzofuran-5-ol) is a radioligand suitable for imaging of amyloid beta deposits in the living human brain using positron emission tomography (PET). Here, we report the preparation and pharmacokinetic profile of its carbon-11 (t 1/2  = 20.4 min) labeled isotopolog [(11)C]AZD4694 and compare [(11)C]AZD4694 with the hitherto most widely applied amyloid PET ...
Shyn Paul B - - 2013
Interventional positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) is becoming a "hot" topic at major interventional radiology meetings, particularly as it pertains to interventional oncology. The ability to target malignancies and other disease processes for diagnostic or therapeutic procedures using metabolic characteristics, rather than anatomic features only, is proving invaluable. Fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose ...
Stanescu Luana - - 2013
Positron emission tomography (PET) of the brain is an important problem-solving tool in pediatric neuroimaging, neurology, and neurosurgery. Fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET or dual-modality PET and computed tomographic (CT) imaging (PET/CT), with magnetic resonance (MR) imaging correlation, can be used to evaluate childhood epilepsy and pediatric brain tumors, areas ...
Matsumoto Yoshihiro - - 2013
Intraosseous hemangioma (IH) is commonly seen in the vertebral column and skull: however, IH occurring in the appendicular skeleton, including the clavicle, is uncommon. We herein report the case of a 69-year-old female presenting with IH of the left clavicle. The findings of preoperative imaging studies, including radiographs, computed tomography ...
Purandare Nilendu C - - 2013
Mucocele of the appendix is an uncommon condition characterized by luminal distension and accumulation of a mucoid material. Occasionally, it can be caused due to malignancy like cystadenocarcinoma, and the preoperative diagnosis of which is very rare. We report a case of a 64-year-old lady presenting with intermittent abdominal pain ...
Price Elissa R - - 2013
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is now an accepted component of standard breast-imaging practice. This article reviews the fundamentals of performing an MR imaging-guided biopsy using a grid localization system, and discusses many of the finer points and nuances of the procedure. Tips and tricks found useful at the authors' institution ...
Qiang Li - - 2013
Here we report a novel pre-shell-post-core method for the fabrication of monodispersed magnetic rattle-type silica (MRS) through an entrapment process, which could be used as a promising theranostic agent for simultaneous magnetic resonance imaging and drug delivery.
Heusch Philipp - - 2013
This study aimed to compare (18)F-fluorodesoxyglucose positron emission tomography/MRI ((18)F-FDG-PET-MRI) fusion images, including diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI), (18)F-FDG-PET/CT, and ultrasound (US) regarding their performance in nodal staging of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Eighteen patients prospectively underwent ultrasound examination, (18)F-FDG- PET/CT, and MRI before oral tumor resection ...
Song In-Uk - - 2013
A 76-year-old woman with about a 13-month history of bradykinesia, gait disturbance and resting tremor of right upper extremity was referred to Nuclear Medicine Department. A PET-CT with 229 MBq of F FP-CIT was performed to diagnose suspected early Parkinson's disease (PD). The PET-CT showed a mass lesion with highly ...
Cao Qi - - 2013
Extraskeletal osteosarcoma (EO) is a rare malignancy and its FDG PET/CT imaging is seldom reported. We present staging and restaging images of a FDG PET/CT imaging in an EO originating from paraspinous musculature. Initial staging FDG PET/CT scan showed increased metabolism of a mass in the right paraspinous region without ...
Peller Patrick J - - 2013
This article presents an overview of positron emission tomography combined with computed tomography (PET/CT) imaging of bone tumors for the practicing radiologist. The clinical roles and utility of (18)F-labeled fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT in patients with primary bone tumors, osseous metastases, and multiple myeloma are reviewed. The clinical and research data supporting ...
Saunders J H - - 2013
This study aimed to retrospectively assess the accuracy of minimal preparation computed tomography (MPCT) in the detection of colorectal cancer (CRC) within the frail and elderly population and to evaluate the relevance of extra-colonic findings (ECF). Radiology reports, clinical notes and follow-up reports from 207 patients who underwent MPCT to ...
Kwon Kie Tae - - 2013
To develop new magnetization-prepared imaging schemes based on a three-dimensional (3D) concentric cylinders trajectory. The 3D concentric cylinders trajectory, which is robust to off-resonance effects and timing delays while requiring fewer excitations than a comparable 3D Cartesian (3DFT) sequence, is used as the readout for magnetization-prepared sequences exploiting its inherently ...
Tran Vy Thao - - 2013
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is an effective and noninvasive modality for evaluating hepatobiliary pathologic conditions. This article provides an up-to-date review of anatomy, indications, and imaging goals and protocols, including patient preparation, pulse sequences, and contrast agents used in pediatric MR hepatobiliary imaging. This article also highlights some of the ...
Mertens Laura S - - 2013
To evaluate the clinical impact of (18) F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG)-positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scanning, compared with conventional staging with contrast-enhanced CT imaging (CECT). The FDG-PET/CT results of 96 consecutive patients with bladder cancer were analysed. Patients included in this study underwent standard CECT imaging of the chest and abdomen/pelvis <4 weeks ...
Avery Ryan - - 2013
Intense FDG uptake by bone marrow following recent chemotherapy limits evaluation for osseous metastases. The impact of marrow rebound on accuracy of F-fluoride PET/CT is unclear. A 73-year-old woman with breast cancer presented for restaging FDG PET/CT, which showed intense activity throughout almost the entire axial skeleton and no osseous ...
Palmowski Moritz - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: To investigate simultaneous dual-isotope SPECT/CT with two differently radioisotope-labelled albumin-microsphere fractions for treatment planning of hepatic radioembolisation. METHODS: In addition to (99m)Technetium-labelled albumin microspheres (commercially available), we performed labelling with (111)Indium. Binding stability of (111)Indium-labelled microspheres was tested in vitro and in vivo in mice. Simultaneous dual-isotope SPECT/CT imaging ...
Rufini V - - 2013
Aim: The aim of this paper was to systematically review published data about the comparison of radiolabelled metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) scintigraphy and positron emission tomography (PET) with different radiopharmaceuticals in patients with pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma (Pheo/PGL). Methods: A comprehensive literature search of studies published in PubMed/MEDLINE and Embase databases through September ...
Quartuccio Natale - - 2013
The objective of this study is to systematically review the role of positron emission tomography (PET) and PET/computed tomography (PET/CT) with Fluorine-18-Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) in patients with osteosarcoma (OS). A comprehensive literature search of published studies through October 10(th), 2012 in PubMed/MEDLINE, Embase and Scopus databases regarding whole-body FDG-PET and FDG-PET/CT ...
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