Restaging clear cell renal carcinoma with 18F-FDG PET/CT.

  title={Restaging clear cell renal carcinoma with 18F-FDG PET/CT.},
  author={Chiara Fuccio and Francesco Ceci and Paolo Castellucci and Elena Giulia Spinapolice and Raffaella Palumbo and Daniela D'Ambrosio and Antonio Bernardo and Eugenio Brunocilla and Riccardo Schiavina and Anna Margherita Maffione and Sotirios Chondrogiannis and Gaia Grassetto and Patrick M Colletti and Domenico Rubello and Stefano Fanti and Giuseppe Trifir{\`o}},
  journal={Clinical nuclear medicine},
  volume={39 6},
AIM The aim of our retrospective study was to assess the usefulness of F-FDG PET/CT in the restaging of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (RCC) patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixty-nine patients (median age = 62 years; range = 36-86 years) affected by clear cell RCC (TNM at staging: T1, 42 patients; T2, 13 patients; T3, 11 patients; T4, 3 patients; Fuhrman grade: G2, 47 patients; G3, 20 patients; G4, 2 patients) underwent whole-body F-FDG PET/CT to restage the disease after nephrectomy for… CONTINUE READING
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