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ENDOCRINOLOGY 2-[ 18 F ]-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography / computed tomography in differentiated thyroid carcinoma : clinical indications and controversies in diagnosis and follow-up

@inproceedings{Salvatori2015ENDOCRINOLOGY21,
  title={ENDOCRINOLOGY 2-[ 18 F ]-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography / computed tomography in differentiated thyroid carcinoma : clinical indications and controversies in diagnosis and follow-up},
  author={Massimo Salvatori and Bernadette Biondi and Vittoria Rufini},
  year={2015}
}
In recent years, 2-[F]-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) has emerged as an important tool for the postoperative management of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) and it is widely used in selected clinical situations. The most valuable role that FDG-PET/CT plays in clinical practice is that it can be used to obtain prognostic information in patients with increasing thyroglobulin (Tg) levels and negative I whole-body scan post… Expand
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