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Brain tumour imaging with PET: a comparison between [18F]fluorodopa and [11C]methionine
Imaging of amino acid transport in brain tumours is more sensitive than fluorine-18 2-fluoro-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography (PET). The most frequently used tracer in this field isExpand
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Application of Staging Systems for Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma in an Endemic Goiter Region With Iodine Substitution
ObjectiveTo evaluate and compare staging systems for differentiated thyroid carcinoma and predicted outcome in an endemic goiter region with iodine substitution and to examine the risk profile ofExpand
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Long‐term follow‐up of patients with bone metastases from differentiated thyroid carcinoma – surgery or conventional therapy?
objective Surgery of bone metastases from differentiated thyroid carcinoma seems indicated in individual patients. This study was performed (1) to analyse retrospectively patients with boneExpand
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Quality of life in patients with non-metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer under thyroxine supplementation therapy
GoalsWhen thyroid and other cancers are "cured" it is often assumed that the patients are able to resume their normal lives. This was a cross-sectional study to evaluate health-related quality ofExpand
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Follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma: a long-term follow-up.
HYPOTHESIS The clinical behavior of the follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma (FVPTC) is similar to pure papillary thyroid carcinoma (PPTC) and completely different from follicularExpand
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Measuring the rate of progression of Parkinson's disease over a 5‐year period with β‐CIT SPECT
Recent imaging studies suggest a rapid degeneration of the dopaminergic system in early Parkinson's disease (PD), followed by a slowing of the degenerative process in advanced disease. In the presentExpand
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Long-term impairment of the lacrimal glands after radioiodine therapy: a cross-sectional study
Abstract. Impairment of the lacrimal glands after external radiation has been well documented, but there are only a few reports on the effects of radioiodine therapy on the lacrimal glands. Long-termExpand
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[123I]-β-CIT SPECT Imaging Shows Reduced Thalamus–Hypothalamus Serotonin Transporter Availability in 24 Drug-Free Obsessive-Compulsive Checkers
Numerous findings indicate alterations in brain serotonin systems in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). We investigated the in vivo availability of thalamus–hypothalamus serotonin transportersExpand
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Frequency and relevance of elevated calcitonin levels in patients with neoplastic and nonneoplastic thyroid disease and in healthy subjects.
Routine measurement of serum calcitonin (CT) has been recently proposed for all patients with neoplastic thyroid disease to detect clinically occult medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). Data on theExpand
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Changes in Thalamus–Hypothalamus Serotonin Transporter Availability during Clomipramine Administration in Patients with Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder
To the authors' knowledge there is as of yet no study demonstrating in vivo alterations in human serotonin transporters (SERT) during clomipramine treatment in patients with obsessive–compulsiveExpand
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