Anna Sundlöv

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The diagnosis of bone metastases is an event with certain consequences for the patient. They often mean pain and can also mean pathological fractures, hypercalcemia, and spinal cord compression, all synonymous with a diminished quality of life and often also hospitalization. Since the advent of the intravenous bisphosphonates, things began to look a bit(More)
BACKGROUND The diagnostic work-up and treatment of patients with neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) has undergone major recent advances and new methods are currently introduced into the clinic. An update of the WHO classification has resulted in a new nomenclature dividing NENs into neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) including G1 (Ki67 index ≤ 2%) and G2 (Ki67(More)
To present data from an interim analysis of a Phase II trial designed to determine the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of individualising treatment based on renal dosimetry, by giving as many cycles as possible within a maximum renal biologically effective dose (BED). Treatment was given with repeated cycles of 7.4 GBq 177Lu-DOTATATE at 8-12-week(More)
UNLABELLED Dosimetry in peptide receptor radionuclide therapy using (177)Lu-DOTATATE is based on patient imaging during the first week after administration and determination of the activity retention as a function of time for different tissues. For calculation of the absorbed dose, it is generally assumed that the long-term activity retention follows the(More)
BACKGROUND Dosimetry in radionuclide therapy has the potential to allow for a treatment tailored to the individual patient. One therapeutic radiopharmaceutical where patient-specific dosimetry is feasible is 177Lu-DOTATATE, used for the treatment of neuroendocrine tumours. The emission of gamma photons by 177Lu allows for imaging with SPECT (single photon(More)
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