18F-sodium fluoride PET/CT in oncology: an atlas of SUVs.

  title={18F-sodium fluoride PET/CT in oncology: an atlas of SUVs.},
  author={Nathanael Sabbah and Tatianie A Jackson and Camila Mosci and Mehran Jamali and Ryogo Minamimoto and Andrew Quon and Erik Mittra and Andrei Iagaru},
  journal={Clinical nuclear medicine},
  volume={40 4},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to analyze the distribution of 18F Sodium Fluoride (18F-NaF) uptake in the normal skeleton, benign and malignant bone lesions, and extraskeletal tissues, using semiquantitative SUV measurements. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively analyzed data from 129 patients who had 18F-NaF PET/CT at our institution for an oncological diagnosis between 2007 and 2014. There were 99 men and 30 women, 19 to 90 years old (mean [SD], 61.5 [15.5]). The range, average… CONTINUE READING