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11C-choline positron emission tomography in prostate cancer: primary staging and recurrent site staging.

Authors
  • Yoshida, Soichiro1
  • Nakagomi, Kazuaki
  • Goto, Shuichi
  • Futatsubashi, Masami
  • Torizuka, Tatsuo
Type
Published Article
Journal
Urologia internationalis
Publication Date
2005
Volume
74
Issue
3
Pages
214–220
Identifiers
PMID: 15812206
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In primary staging, 11C-choline PET may not be of use because of no reliable differential 11C-choline uptake of BPH and prostate cancer. On the other hand, 11C-choline PET may be of value in recurrent site staging and monitoring for the prostate cancer.

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