2 results for "F-18-FDG-PET".
Introduction: Neoplastic tissue exhibits high glucose utilization, which can be imaged by 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography (FDG-PET). Whether FDG-PET is useful for neuroendocrine (NE) tumors, however, is questionable, due to the slow growth rate often observed in these tumors.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Presenting Author: M.Sc. Tina Binderup
Introduction: Today, grading, and thereby choice of treatment strategy for patients with neuroendocrine (NE) tumors, is mainly based on the proliferation index, Ki-67. As a supplement to this pathological evaluation, a whole body image analysis could be of value.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Presenting Author: MSc, PhD Tina Binderup