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Atlas of Sodium Fluoride PET Bone Scans: Atlas of NaF PET Bone Scans.
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PMID:  22475920     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sodium fluoride (NaF) is a bone-seeking positron-emitting tracer with high sensitivity and specificity for detection of osseous lesions, particularly osteolytic lesions. We believe that NaF positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) scans can provide a more thorough and conclusive evaluation of bone diseases than conventional Technetium-99m-methylene diphosphonate bone scans. Understanding both normal and pathologic patterns is important for the evaluation and interpretation of these studies. Thus, an atlas of NaF positron emission tomography/computed tomography bone scans demonstrating benign, pathologic, and malignant osseous lesions as well as extraosseous lesions will be invaluable in the correct interpretation and diagnosis of osseous lesions.
Authors:
Sindu Sheth; Patrick M Colletti
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1536-0229     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611109     Medline TA:  Clin Nucl Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e110-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
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