Detection of bone metastases: assessment of integrated FDG PET/CT imaging.

@article{Taira2007DetectionOB,
  title={Detection of bone metastases: assessment of integrated FDG PET/CT imaging.},
  author={Al V. Taira and Robert J. Herfkens and Sam S Gambhir and Andrew Quon},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={243 1},
  pages={204-11}
}
PURPOSE To retrospectively evaluate the positive predictive value (PPV) of fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) in the identification of malignant bone lesions when the PET and CT findings are discordant and concordant. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study conformed to HIPAA standards, and the need for informed consent was waived by the institutional review board that approved the study. FDG PET/CT reports of 712 patients were reviewed to… CONTINUE READING

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