18F-FDG and 11C-methionine PET for evaluation of treatment response of lung cancer after stereotactic radiotherapy.

@article{Ishimori200418FFDGA1,
  title={18F-FDG and 11C-methionine PET for evaluation of treatment response of lung cancer after stereotactic radiotherapy.},
  author={Takayoshi Ishimori and Tsuneo Saga and Yasushi Nagata and Yuji Nakamoto and Tatsuya Higashi and Marcelo H. Mamede and Takahiro Mukai and Yoshiharu Negoro and Tetsuya Aoki and Masahiro Hiraoka and J. Konishi},
  journal={Annals of nuclear medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 8},
  pages={
          669-74
        }
}
This study was performed to investigate the feasibility of FDG- and L-[methyl-11C]methionine (Met)-PET for the follow up of lung cancer after stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT). Nine patients (pt) with solitary lung cancer underwent SRT. Met- and FDG-PET studies were performed one week before SRT and from one week to 8 months after SRT. Responses to SRT were complete in 2 pt and partial in 7 pt. Met- and FDG-PET scan showed high tracer uptake in all tumors before SRT. After SRT, standardized… CONTINUE READING
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