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New trends in parathyroid scintigraphy
Abstract. The paper focusses on the recent advances in parathyroid imaging in both diagnostic and surgical fields which justify the present favourable trend towards a considerable expansion ofExpand
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A prospective analysis of 18F-FDG PET/CT in patients with uveal melanoma: comparison between metabolic rate of glucose (MRglu) and standardized uptake value (SUV) and correlations with
PurposeTo evaluate whether standardized uptake value (SUV) and/or metabolic rate of glucose (MRglu) are different among epithelioid, mixed, and spindle cell uveal melanomas, as well as between lowExpand
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Comparison between whole-body MRI and Fluorine-18-Fluorodeoxyglucose PET or PET/CT in oncology: a systematic review
Abstract Background. The aim of the article is to systematically review published data about the comparison between positron emission tomography (PET) or PET/computed tomography (PET/CT) usingExpand
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Changes of Dopamine Transporter Availability in Depressed Patients with and without Anhedonia: A 123I-N-ω-Fluoropropyl-Carbomethoxy-3β- (4-Iodophenyl)tropane SPECT Study
Background/Aims: Dopamine is an important neurotransmitter involved in the pathophysiology of depression and anhedonia. Dopamine transporters (DAT) may play a crucial role in the pathophysiology ofExpand
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Cognitive impairment in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Abstract. Some analogy exists between cognitive impairment in hypoxemic patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and Alzheimer's disease (AD). We purposed to verify whether theExpand
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MIBG scintigraphy in differential diagnosis of Parkinsonism: a meta-analysis
ObjectiveDifferential diagnosis between Parkinson’s disease (PD) and other Parkinsonism using clinical criteria or imaging methods is often difficult. The purpose of this study is to systematicallyExpand
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Neuropsychological tests and [99mTc]-HM PAO SPECT in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's dementia
Twenty-three patients with Alzheimer's dementia (AD) in relatively early stages and 40 patients with other cognitive disorders of vascular or degenerative aetiology underwent neuropsychologicalExpand
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Ictal brain SPET during seizures pharmacologically provoked with pentylenetetrazol: a new diagnostic procedure in drug-resistant epileptic patients
Abstract. Functional brain imaging plays an important role in seizure focus localisation. However, truly ictal single-photon emission tomography (SPET) studies are not routinely performed owing toExpand
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Prognostic significance of normalized FDG-PET parameters in patients with multiple myeloma undergoing induction chemotherapy and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a retrospective
PurposeThe purpose of this study was to determine retrospectively, through a single-center evaluation, whether FDG PET-CT normalized semi-quantitative parameters may predict response to inductionExpand
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Radioguided surgery with β radiation: a novel application with Ga68
Radio Guided Surgery is a technique helping the surgeon in the resection of tumors: a radiolabeled tracer is administered to the patient before surgery and then the surgeon evaluates the completenessExpand
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