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Evaluation of liver metastases after radiofrequency ablation: utility of 18F-FDG PET and PET/CT.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15788579     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to review the CT appearance of liver metastases after radiofrequency ablation and to describe the imaging findings of and utility of (18)F-FDG PET and PET/CT in assessing tumor recurrence after ablation.
CONCLUSION: (18)F-FDG PET and PET/CT can provide added diagnostic information compared with conventional imaging in patients after radiofrequency ablation of liver metastases and can be useful in guiding repeat ablation procedures.
Authors:
David W Barker; Ronald J Zagoria; Kathryn A Morton; Peter V Kavanagh; Perry Shen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  184     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2005 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-24     Completed Date:  2005-05-12     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1096-102     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University, Medical Center Blvd., Winston-Salem, NC 27157, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Catheter Ablation
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 / diagnostic use*
Humans
Liver Neoplasms / radiography*,  radionuclide imaging*,  secondary,  surgery
Tomography, Emission-Computed / methods*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
63503-12-8/Fluorodeoxyglucose F18

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