Clinical significance of incidental focal colorectal (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake: our experience and a review of the literature.

@article{Treglia2012ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical significance of incidental focal colorectal (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake: our experience and a review of the literature.},
  author={Giorgio Treglia and Maria Lucia Calcagni and Vittoria Rufini and Lucia Leccisotti and Giuseppe Maria Meduri and Maria Grazia Spitilli and Donatella Pia Dambra and Anna Maria De Gaetano and Alessandro Giordano},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={174-80}
}
AIM The aims of the present study were: (i) to evaluate the focal incidental colorectal uptake of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose ([(18)F]FDG) and to correlate it with colonoscopy and histological findings; (ii) to evaluate the relationship between the presence/absence of neoplastic disease and clinical data and the anatomical site of [(18)F]FDG uptake; and (iii) to compare our results with those reported for incidental colorectal uptake of [(18)F]FDG in the literature and those obtained from various… CONTINUE READING

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