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The prognostic value of pretreatment F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography with computed tomography (FDG PET/CT) was assessed in patients with combined hepatocellular-cholangiocarcinoma (cHCC-CC).
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Name: European journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging
Comparison of F18-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography and Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging as Markers of Graft Viability in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
F18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (F18-FDG PET/CT) can be used to assess changes in the metabolism of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) graft as it is undergoin...
The healed status (end-point of treatment) in tuberculosis (TB) spine is not defined; hence optimum antitubercular therapy (ATT) duration is unresolved. We, for the first time, prospectively evaluated...
To investigate the prognostic evaluation value of fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) interim positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) for diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL).
This study investigates the prognostic value of metabolic tumor burden calculated using dual-time-point 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET)/CT in patients with locally advanc...
The role of F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) in the diagnosis and staging of patients with biliary tract cancer (BTCs) remains controversial.
Rationale: Diagnostic procedures, such as positron emission tomography (PET) using fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG), may help determine response to standard cancer therapy in patients with cervic...
Objectives: Evaluation of an amplitude based gated Positron Emission Tomography (PET) data acquisition system for all GE Discovery Positron Emission Tomography/ Computed Tomography (PET/C...
RATIONALE: Imaging procedures, such as positron emission tomography or computed tomography, may help in detecting differences between Hodgkin lymphoma or diffuse large B-cell lymphoma canc...
Molecular imaging with positron emission tomography (PET) using [18F] fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) has been suggested as an early, sensitive marker of tumour response to anticancer drugs by mo...
Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT) with injection of 18F-fluoroethylcholine (FEC) could be a useful tool in the evaluation and follow-up of patients who have been di...
An imaging technique using compounds labelled with short-lived positron-emitting radionuclides (such as carbon-11, nitrogen-13, oxygen-15 and fluorine-18) to measure cell metabolism. It has been useful in study of soft tissues such as CANCER; CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM; and brain. SINGLE-PHOTON EMISSION-COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY is closely related to positron emission tomography, but uses isotopes with longer half-lives and resolution is lower.
An imaging technique that combines a POSITRON-EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY (PET) scanner and a CT X RAY scanner. This establishes a precise anatomic localization in the same session.
An imaging technique using a device which combines TOMOGRAPHY, EMISSION-COMPUTED, SINGLE-PHOTON and TOMOGRAPHY, X-RAY COMPUTED in the same session.
A method of computed tomography that uses radionuclides which emit a single photon of a given energy. The camera is rotated 180 or 360 degrees around the patient to capture images at multiple positions along the arc. The computer is then used to reconstruct the transaxial, sagittal, and coronal images from the 3-dimensional distribution of radionuclides in the organ. The advantages of SPECT are that it can be used to observe biochemical and physiological processes as well as size and volume of the organ. The disadvantage is that, unlike positron-emission tomography where the positron-electron annihilation results in the emission of 2 photons at 180 degrees from each other, SPECT requires physical collimation to line up the photons, which results in the loss of many available photons and hence degrades the image.
Tomography using radioactive emissions from injected RADIONUCLIDES and computer ALGORITHMS to reconstruct an image.