Necessity of performing I-131 MIBG post-therapy scans in patients with metastatic neuroblastoma.

@article{Yang2013NecessityOP,
  title={Necessity of performing I-131 MIBG post-therapy scans in patients with metastatic neuroblastoma.},
  author={Jigang Yang and Ion Codreanu and Sabah E Servaes and Hongming Zhuang},
  journal={Nuclear medicine communications},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 10},
  pages={1023-4}
}
We read with interest the article by Yang et al. [1] reporting a higher sensitivity of the iodine-131 metaiodobenzylguanidine (I-131 MIBG) post-therapy scan with respect to the I-123 MIBG pretherapy scan in the evaluation of metastatic neuroblastoma. The authors analyzed pretherapy I-123 MIBG scans and post-therapy I-131 MIBG scans of 126 patients with… CONTINUE READING