Diagnostic Performance of Dual Tracer PET/CT in Staging Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Lung Abstract #580

Introduction: Different positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) tracers may be useful in staging lung neuroendocrine tumors (LNETs)
Aim(s): to calculate the diagnostic performance of PET/CT using two tracers (Fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose [FDG], a glucose analogue and Gallium-68-DOTANOC, a somatostatin analogue) in a series of patients with suspected LNETs
Materials and methods: Twenty-nine patients with suspected LNETs based on radiological and/or biochemical findings underwent FDG-PET/CT and Gallium-68-DOTANOC-PET/CT for presurgical staging
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Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Giorgio Treglia

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