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Possible role of F18-FDG-PET/CT in the diagnosis of endocarditis: preliminary evidence from a review of the literature.
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PMID:  22116591     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Infective endocarditis (IE) is a particular disease which presents with a variety of clinical, aetiological forms and is lethal if not aggressively treated with antibiotics alone or in combination with surgery. This review tries to analyse the possible role of F18-FDG-PET/CT in the diagnosis of IE based on the state of art in literature.
Authors:
Francesco Bertagna; Gianluigi Bisleri; Federica Motta; Giuseppe Merli; Erika Cossalter; Silvia Lucchini; Giorgio Biasiotto; Giovanni Bosio; Arturo Terzi; Claudio Muneretto; Raffaele Giubbini
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  The international journal of cardiovascular imaging     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1875-8312     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100969716     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiovasc Imaging     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Nuclear Medicine, University of Brescia and Spedali Civili di Brescia, P.le Spedali Civili, 1, 25123, Brescia, Italy, francesco.bertagna@spedalicivili.brescia.it.
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