Usefulness of 18 F-FDG-PET/CT in aortic graft infection: two cases

@inproceedings{Tayama2014UsefulnessO1,
  title={Usefulness of 18 F-FDG-PET/CT in aortic graft infection: two cases},
  author={Eiki Tayama and Hidetsugu Hori and Tomohiro Ueda and Takanori Kono and Ken-ichi Imasaka and Takeaki Harada and Yukihiro Tomita},
  booktitle={Journal of cardiothoracic surgery},
  year={2014}
}
Diagnosis of vascular graft prosthesis infection is crucial, but not straightforward. Here we report two cases in which [(18)F] fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography ((18)F-FDG PET/CT) was very useful in the diagnosis of aortic graft infection. Case 1: A 77-year-old Japanese man, two months status post aortic arch graft… CONTINUE READING