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Preoperative localization and radioguided parathyroid surgery.
Clinical or subclinical hyperparathyroidism is one of the most common endocrine disorders. Excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone is most frequently caused by an adenoma of >or=1 parathyroidExpand
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Guideline for PET/CT imaging of neuroendocrine neoplasms with 68Ga-DOTA-conjugated somatostatin receptor targeting peptides and 18F–DOPA
Purpose & MethodsNeuroendocrine neoplasms are a heterogenous group of tumours, for which nuclear medicine plays an important role in the diagnostic work-up as well as in the targeted therapeuticExpand
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EANM 2012 guidelines for radionuclide imaging of phaeochromocytoma and paraganglioma
PurposeRadionuclide imaging of phaeochromocytomas (PCCs) and paragangliomas (PGLs) involves various functional imaging techniques and approaches for accurate diagnosis, staging and tumourExpand
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Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC): prognostic factors, management and outcome in 403 patients.
AIM To investigate an "optimal" therapeutic management of patients with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC). METHODS We evaluated a group of 403 consecutive patients affected by PTMC operatedExpand
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Natural history, diagnosis, treatment and outcome of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC): a mono-institutional 12-year experience
The clinical and histopathological records of 149 consecutive patients with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC), homogeneously studied and operated on by the same surgeon in the period 1990 toExpand
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Heart rate variability and QT dispersion in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism.
UNLABELLED The effect of subclinical hypothyroidism (SH) on cardiovascular autonomic function and ventricular repolarization has not been yet elucidated. The aim of the present study was to evaluateExpand
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Choline PET or PET/CT and Biochemical Relapse of Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Aim The increase of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) or external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) is the most sensitive tool for detecting prostate cancer (PCa)Expand
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Nuclear medicine procedures in the diagnosis and therapy of medullary thyroid carcinoma.
Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a rare neuroendocrine tumor originating in the parafollicular cells (C cells) of the thyroid and secretes both calcitonin and carcino-embryonic antigen (CEA).Expand
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Natural history, diagnosis, treatment and outcome of medullary thyroid cancer: 37 years experience on 157 patients.
AIM The analysis of a 37-year retrospective study on diagnosis, prognostic variables, treatment and outcome of a large group of medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) patients was conducted, in order to planExpand
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PET/CT imaging in different types of lung cancer: an overview.
Lung cancer (LC) still represents one of the most common tumours in both women and men. PET/CT is a whole-body non-invasive imaging procedure that has been increasingly used for the assessment of LCExpand
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