The usefulness of 18F-FDG PET images obtained 2 hours after intravenous injection in liver tumor.

@article{Koyama2002TheUO,
  title={The usefulness of 18F-FDG PET images obtained 2 hours after intravenous injection in liver tumor.},
  author={Koichi Koyama and Terue Okamura and Joji Kawabe and Nozomi Ozawa and Shigeaki Higashiyama and Hironobu Ochi and Ryusaku Yamada},
  journal={Annals of nuclear medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={169-76}
}
UNLABELLED Liver tumors, especially hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs), often exhibit no contrast with surrounding non-tumorous liver tissue in F-18-fluoro-2-deoxy-2-fluoro-D-glucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) images obtained at the usual interval of one hour after intravenous FDG injection. We evaluated the usefulness of FDG PET studies of liver tumors performed 2 hours after intravenous injection. METHODS AND MATERIALS Fifteen pretherapeutic patients with 33 liver tumors were… CONTINUE READING

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