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Comparison of MRI, F-18 FDG, and 11C-choline PET/CT for their potentials in differentiating brain tumor recurrence from brain tumor necrosis following radiotherapy.

Authors
  • Tan, Haibo1
  • Chen, Limin
  • Guan, Yihui
  • Lin, Xiangtong
  • 1 PET Center, Huashan Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China. , (China)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical nuclear medicine
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2011
Volume
36
Issue
11
Pages
978–981
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e31822f68a6
PMID: 21975383
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The results suggest that 11C-Choline PET/CT with higher sensitivity and specificity may be better in distinguishing recurrent brain tumor from radionecrosis compared with F-18 FDG PET/CT and MRI.

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