FDOPA PET/CT has a Significant Clinical Impact on the Management of Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors Abstract #365

Introduction: Studies suggest that positron emission tomography (PET) using the dopamine-synthesis tracer [18F]fluoro-dihydroxyphenylalanine (FDOPA) may improve the clinical management of patients with NET.
Aim(s): To evaluate the clinical impact of FDOPA PET/CT on the management of patients evaluated for NET.
Materials and methods: 80 patients were included (47 females; 33 men), 30 of whom had no prior history of NET and 50 of whom had previously been treated for NET. The clinical impact of FDOPA PET/CT was evaluated by comparison with somatostatin receptor scintigraphy (SRS) and contrast-enhanced CT.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Michael Sørensen

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