Accuracy of PET/CT Scan in the diagnosis of the focal form of congenital hyperinsulinism.

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PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to determine the sensitivity of the (18)fluoro-dihydroxyphenylalanine positron emission tomography/computed tomography scan (18F-PET/CT) in the diagnosis of focal congenital hyperinsulinism (HI). METHODS A retrospective review of children with HI who underwent a preoperative 18F-PET/CT scan was performed. RESULTS… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.11.025

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@article{Laje2013AccuracyOP, title={Accuracy of PET/CT Scan in the diagnosis of the focal form of congenital hyperinsulinism.}, author={Pablo Laje and Lisa J. States and H. Zhuang and Susan A. Becker and Andrew A. Palladino and Charles A. Stanley and N. Scott Adzick}, journal={Journal of pediatric surgery}, year={2013}, volume={48 2}, pages={388-93} }