PET/CT with 11C-choline for evaluation of prostate cancer patients with biochemical recurrence: meta-analysis and critical review of available data

@article{Fanti2015PETCTW1,
  title={PET/CT with 11C-choline for evaluation of prostate cancer patients with biochemical recurrence: meta-analysis and critical review of available data},
  author={Stefano Fanti and Silvia Minozzi and Paolo Castellucci and Sara Balduzzi and Ken Herrmann and Bernd J. Krause and Wim Oyen and Arturo Chiti},
  journal={European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging},
  year={2015},
  volume={43},
  pages={55-69}
}
For the last decade PET and PET/CT with 11C-choline have been proposed for the evaluation of prostate cancer (PC), but the diagnostic performance of 11C-choline PET/CT is still a matter of debate. We performed a comprehensive review of the most important clinical application of 11C-choline PET, restaging of patients with biochemical relapse, following a rigorous methodological approach and including assessment of the risk of bias. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the… CONTINUE READING