Role of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in follow-up of differentiated thyroid cancer.

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OBJECTIVE To assess the diagnostic utility of [(18)F]flu-orodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG PET) in the follow-up of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). METHODS In this study, we used strict definitions of presence and absence of the disease and performed all FDG PET scans while the patients were not taking levothyroxine (LT4… (More)

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@article{Alzahrani2006RoleO, title={Role of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in follow-up of differentiated thyroid cancer.}, author={Ali S Alzahrani and Gamal Eldin H Mohamed and Ayman Al Rifai and Abdulaziz Al-Sugair and Suzan A Abdel Salam and Othman M Sulaiman and Omer Demirkaya}, journal={Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists}, year={2006}, volume={12 2}, pages={152-8} }