[18F]FDG PET/CT imaging of colorectal cancer: a pictorial review.

  title={[18F]FDG PET/CT imaging of colorectal cancer: a pictorial review.},
  author={Fahmid U. Chowdhury and Nehal Shah and Andrew Scarsbrook and Kevin Martin Bradley},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  volume={86 1013},
Integrated positron emission tomography/CT (PET/CT) with 2-[(18)F]fluoro-2-deoxy-d-glucose (FDG) is a hybrid imaging modality which has recently become established in the staging, restaging and therapy response assessment of oncology patients. FDG PET/CT has several recognised applications in colorectal cancer (CRC) imaging including preoperative evaluation of apparently limited metastatic disease, detection of disease recurrence, clarification of equivocal lesions at initial staging… CONTINUE READING


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