Is There a Role for PET/CT Parameters to Characterize Benign, Malignant, and Metastatic Parotid Tumors?

@article{Kendi2016IsTA,
  title={Is There a Role for PET/CT Parameters to Characterize Benign, Malignant, and Metastatic Parotid Tumors?},
  author={Ayse Tuba Karagulle Kendi and Kelly R. Magliocca and A S Corey and James R. Galt and Jeffrey M. Switchenko and Jeffery Trad Wadsworth and Mark W. El-Deiry and David M. Schuster and Nabil F. Saba and P A Hudgins},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2016},
  volume={207 3},
  pages={635-40}
}
OBJECTIVE Assessment of benign and malignant lesions of the parotid gland, including metastatic lesions, is challenging with current imaging methods. Fluorine-18 FDG PET/CT is a noninvasive imaging modality that provides both anatomic and metabolic information. Semiquantitative data obtained from PET/CT, also known as PET/CT parameters, are maximum, mean… CONTINUE READING