Fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in thyroid cancer: results of a multicentre study

@article{Grnwald1999Fluorine18FP,
  title={Fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in thyroid cancer: results of a multicentre study},
  author={Frank Gr{\"u}nwald and Thomas K{\"a}licke and Ulrich Feine and Roland Lietzenmayer and Klemens Scheidhauer and Markus Dietlein and Otmar Schober and Hartmut Lerch and Katja Brandt-Mainz and Wolfgang Burchert and Gerhard Hiltermann and Uwe Cremerius and Hans-J{\"u}rgen Biersack},
  journal={European Journal of Nuclear Medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={26},
  pages={1547-1552}
}
=222) and the group with negative radioiodine scan (n=166), respectively. Specificity was 90% in the whole patient group. Sensitivity and specificity of WBS were 50% and 99%, respectively. When the results of FDG-PET and WBS were considered in combination, tumour tissue was missed in only 7%. Sensitivity and specificity of MIBI/Tl were 53% and 92… CONTINUE READING