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Value of (124)I-PET/CT in staging of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer.

@article{Freudenberg2004ValueO,
  title={Value of (124)I-PET/CT in staging of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer.},
  author={Lutz Stefan Freudenberg and Gerald Antoch and Walter Jentzen and R. Pink and Jochen Knust and Rainer G{\"o}rges and Stefan P. M{\"u}ller and Andreas Bockisch and Jorg F. Debatin and Wolfgang Brandau},
  journal={European radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 11},
  pages={
          2092-8
        }
}
The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical significance of (124)I positron emission tomography (PET) using a combined PET/CT tomograph in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma and to compare the PET/CT results with (131)I whole-body scintigraphy (WBS), dedicated PET and CT alone. Twelve thyroid cancer patients were referred for diagnostic workup and entered complete clinical evaluation, including histology, cytology, thyroglobulin level, ultrasonography, fluorine-18… CONTINUE READING

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