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Biopsy versus FDG PET/CT in the initial evaluation of bone marrow involvement in pediatric lymphoma patients
PurposeThe objective is to assess the role of 18F-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET)/CT versus bone marrow biopsy (BMB) in the initial evaluation of bone marrow (BM)Expand
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FDG-PET is an effective imaging modality to detect and quantify age-related atherosclerosis in large arteries
PurposeThe main aim of this research was to determine the changes of FDG uptake in large arteries with aging as visualized by FDG-PET imaging.MethodsWe examined the presence of arterial FDG uptake inExpand
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Prognostic Implication of Dual-Phase PET in Adenocarcinoma of the Lung
The purpose of this study was to determine whether dual-phase 18F-FDG PET could be a prognostic factor for adenocarcinoma of the lung. Methods: One hundred patients with histologically provenExpand
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PET Imaging of High-Affinity α4β2 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors in Humans with 18F-AZAN, a Radioligand with Optimal Brain Kinetics
We evaluated (−)-2-(6-[18F]fluoro-2,3′-bipyridin-5′-yl)-7-methyl-7-aza-bicyclo[2.2.1]heptane (18F-AZAN), a novel radiotracer that binds to α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (α4β2-nAChRs) andExpand
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Achilles tendonitis detected by FDG-PET.
Increased metabolic activity in the region of the Achilles tendon is occasionally noted when the lower extremities are studied with PET scans. Although tendonitis has been a possible explanation forExpand
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18F-FPEB, a PET Radiopharmaceutical for Quantifying Metabotropic Glutamate 5 Receptors: A First-in-Human Study of Radiochemical Safety, Biokinetics, and Radiation Dosimetry
Identification of safe and valid PET radioligands for metabotropic glutamate receptor, type 5 (mGluR5), is essential to measure changes in brain mGluR5 in neuropsychiatric disorders, to confirmExpand
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Facet joint arthropathy demonstrated on FDG-PET.
Lower back pain is a common medical problem. Facet joint arthropathy is one of the many causes of lower back pain and diagnosing it as the source of pain is a medical challenge. In this report, theExpand
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Radiation myelopathy visualized as increased FDG uptake on positron emission tomography.
A woman with a history of desmoid tumor involving the T9-T10 vertebrae was treated with local irradiation. After treatment, she developed tingling sensations in both legs. An FDG PET studyExpand
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Elevated FDG activity in the spinal cord and the sciatic nerves due to neuropathy.
A 78-year-old man presented with progressive difficulty walking, and changes in mental status. However, his brain magnetic resonance imaging was unremarkable. The possibility of paraneoplasticExpand
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Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the bone can mimic osteomyelitis on FDG PET.
FDG can accumulate in the sites of both malignant and benign inflammatory/infectious processes. It is well known that increased FDG activity caused by inflammatory or infectious lesions can result inExpand
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