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Dual-time-point FDG PET/CT imaging in prosthetic heart valve endocarditis.

Authors
  • Scholtens, A M1
  • Swart, L E2
  • Verberne, H J3
  • Budde, R P J2
  • Lam, M G E H4
  • 1 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Meander Medical Center, Maatweg 3, 3813TZ, Amersfoort, The Netherlands. [email protected] , (Netherlands)
  • 2 Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. , (Netherlands)
  • 3 Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. , (Netherlands)
  • 4 Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands. , (Netherlands)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Nuclear Cardiology
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
May 04, 2017
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s12350-017-0902-3
PMID: 28474192
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Late FDG PET/CT imaging for PVE seems prone to false positive results. Therefore, late imaging should be interpreted with caution.

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