Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in pulmonary carcinoid tumors.

  title={Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in pulmonary carcinoid tumors.},
  author={Roberto Gasparri and Guilherme Cançado Rezende and Nicola Fazio and Patrick Maisonneuve and Daniela Brambilla and Laura Lavinia Travaini and Giovanni Paganelli and Francesco Petrella and Domenico Galetta and Lorenzo Spaggiari},
  journal={The quarterly journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging : official publication of the Italian Association of Nuclear Medicine (AIMN) [and] the International Association of Radiopharmacology (IAR), [and] Section of the Society of...},
  volume={59 4},
AIM The role of fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) as an additional investigation to computer tomography for pulmonary carcinoid tumors remains controversial. The aim of this study was to assess the role of FDG-PET for the diagnosis and staging of pulmonary carcinoid tumors. METHODS We performed a retrospective mono-institutional… CONTINUE READING