[Positron emission tomography with (18)F-FDG in the evaluation of patients with rheumatoid arthritis--a systematic review].


INTRODUCTION Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disease characterized by inflammation of the synovial membrane. Several authors have investigated the role of positron emission tomography (PET) with fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose ((18)F-FDG) in RA. OBJECTIVES To systematically review the current literature on the role of (18)F-FDG PET in the diagnosis… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.rbr.2014.07.002


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