Role of 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/TC (68Ga-PET-CT) for the Management of Patients with Neuroendrocrine Tumors (NETs): Impact in Therapeutic Decisions of our Clinical Practice Abstract #868

Introduction: 68Ga-PET-CT has demonstrated a higher diagnostic accuracy than any other imaging procedures (CT/MRI/SRS). ARGENTUM group described their experience with 68Ga-PET-CT in eight patients with advanced Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (ENETS 2011). Conclusion was that 68Ga-PET-CT enabled changes in the strategy of treatment in all cases. The impact of 68Ga-PET-CT on the therapeutic management in NETs is constantly under evaluation.
Aim(s): To evaluate how 68Ga-PET-CT results affected therapeutic decisions.
Materials and methods: Medical records of NETs patients who underwent 68Ga-PET-CT were reviewed retrospectively between 2010-2013. The analysis included: general anatomopathology characterization of the tumor, results of previous studies, treatment decision before the study, reason to perform the study, findings and treatment decisions.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD Claudia Bestani

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