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Correlation of Inflammation Assessed by 18F-FDG PET, Active Mineral Deposition Assessed by 18F-Fluoride PET, and Vascular Calcification in Atherosclerotic Plaque: A Dual-Tracer PET/CT Study
Formation and progression of atherosclerotic plaque is a dynamic and complex process involving various pathophysiologic steps including inflammation and calcification. The purpose of this study wasExpand
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Textural Parameters of Tumor Heterogeneity in 18F-FDG PET/CT for Therapy Response Assessment and Prognosis in Patients with Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer
18F-FDG PET/CT is effective in the assessment of therapy response. Changes in glucose uptake or tumor size are used as a measure. Tumor heterogeneity was found to be a promising predictive andExpand
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Textural features in pre-treatment [F18]-FDG-PET/CT are correlated with risk of local recurrence and disease-specific survival in early stage NSCLC patients receiving primary stereotactic radiation
BackgroundTextural features in FDG-PET have been shown to provide prognostic information in a variety of tumor entities. Here we evaluate their predictive value for recurrence and prognosis in NSCLCExpand
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Prognostic value of positron emission tomography-assessed tumor heterogeneity in patients with thyroid cancer undergoing treatment with radiopeptide therapy.
INTRODUCTION Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) is a treatment option for both iodine-refractory differentiated and advanced medullary thyroid cancer (TC). It requires over-expression ofExpand
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Glioma Survival Prediction with Combined Analysis of In Vivo 11C-MET PET Features, Ex Vivo Features, and Patient Features by Supervised Machine Learning
Gliomas are the most common type of tumor in the brain. Although the definite diagnosis is routinely made ex vivo by histopathologic and molecular examination, diagnostic work-up of patients withExpand
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Pre-therapy Somatostatin Receptor-Based Heterogeneity Predicts Overall Survival in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Undergoing Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy
PurposeEarly identification of aggressive disease could improve decision support in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (pNET) patients prior to peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT). TheExpand
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Nerve Sheath Tumors in Neurofibromatosis Type 1: Assessment of Whole-Body Metabolic Tumor Burden Using F-18-FDG PET/CT
Purpose To determine the metabolically active whole-body tumor volume (WB-MTV) on F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (F-18-FDG PET/CT) in individuals withExpand
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Vascular access in the Obese: Superficialisation of Native Radio-Cephalic and Brachio-Cephalic Fistulae
Purpose The Department of Health estimates that currently in the UK, 61.3% of the population are overweight or obese (BMI >25 kg/m2). Fistulae in the obese often fail to mature or prove inadequate toExpand
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Survival prediction in patients undergoing radionuclide therapy based on intratumoral somatostatin-receptor heterogeneity
The NETTER-1 trial demonstrated significantly improved progression-free survival (PFS) for peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) in neuroendocrine tumors (NET) emphasizing the high demand forExpand
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Simplified fast and high yielding automated synthesis of [18F]fluoroethylcholine for prostate cancer imaging.
(11)C- and (18)F-labeled choline analogues are successful tracers for prostate cancer imaging using positron emission tomography (PET). Due to the practical advantages of the longer-livingExpand
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