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Comparison of 18F-DOPA, 18F-FDG and 68Ga-somatostatin analogue PET/CT in patients with recurrent medullary thyroid carcinoma
PurposeTo retrospectively evaluate and compare 18F-FDG, 18F-DOPA and 68Ga-somatostatin analogues for PET/CT in patients with residual/recurrent medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) suspected on theExpand
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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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Diagnostic performance of Gallium-68 somatostatin receptor PET and PET/CT in patients with thoracic and gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours: a meta-analysis
Gallium-68 somatostatin receptor (SMSR) positron emission tomography (PET) and positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) are valuable diagnostic tools for patients with neuroendocrineExpand
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F18-FDG-PET/CT thyroid incidentalomas: a wide retrospective analysis in three Italian centres on the significance of focal uptake and SUV value
Thyroid incidental uptake is defined as a thyroid uptake incidentally and newly detected by imaging techniques performed for an unrelated purpose and especially for non-thyroid diseases. Aim of theExpand
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Diagnostic and clinical significance of F-18-FDG-PET/CT thyroid incidentalomas.
CONTEXT Thyroid incidentaloma diagnosed by 2-[18F]-fluoro-2-deoxy-d-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (F-18-FDG-PET/CT) is defined as a thyroid uptake incidentally and newlyExpand
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Detection rate of FNA cytology in medullary thyroid carcinoma: a meta‐analysis
The early detection of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) can improve patient prognosis, because histological stage and patient age at diagnosis are highly relevant prognostic factors. As aExpand
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Clinical significance of incidental focal colorectal 18F‐fluorodeoxyglucose uptake: our experience and a review of the literature
Aim  The aims of the present study were: (i) to evaluate the focal incidental colorectal uptake of 18F‐fluorodeoxyglucose ([18F]FDG) and to correlate it with colonoscopy and histological findings;Expand
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Diagnostic accuracy of 18 F-FDG-PET and PET/CT in patients with Ewing sarcoma family tumours: a systematic review and a meta-analysis
ObjectiveTo systematically review and meta-analyse literature data on the diagnostic performance of fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) and positron emissionExpand
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Detection rate of recurrent medullary thyroid carcinoma using fluorine-18 dihydroxyphenylalanine positron emission tomography: a meta-analysis.
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to perform a meta-analysis of published data about the diagnostic performance of (18)F-dihydroxyphenylalanine (DOPA) positron emission tomographyExpand
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Sentinel node biopsy for lymph nodal staging of uterine cervix cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the pertinent literature.
BACKGROUND We reviewed the available literature on the accuracy of sentinel node mapping in the lymph nodal staging of uterine cervical cancers. METHODS MEDLINE and Scopus were searched by usingExpand
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