Pitfalls in [¹⁸F]FDG PET imaging in gynecological malignancies.

@article{Pampaloni2016PitfallsI,
  title={Pitfalls in [¹⁸F]FDG PET imaging in gynecological malignancies.},
  author={Miguel Hernandez Pampaloni and Luca Facchetti and Lorenzo Nardo},
  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...},
  year={2016},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={124-38}
}
Gynecologic malignancies are the leading causes of cancer in women and they represent about 10 to 20% of all solid tumors. During the past few decades, technological advancements in the detection and staging have gained a pivotal role in all oncological processes, including the gynecological ones. Beyond ultrasound, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging that are conventionally used for anatomical imaging, [18F]FDG imaging and its hybrid further development as PET/CT has… CONTINUE READING