The Impact of 68Ga-DOTATOC PET/CT on the Multimodal Management of Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors Abstract #315

Introduction: Accurate assessment of the primary tumor site and the extent of the metastatic burden are crucial and can be challenging, however, it is essential to the choice of optimal patient-tailored management.
Aim(s): To evaluate the impact of 68Ga-DOTATOC (or 68Ga-DOTATE)* PET/CT on the multimodal management of neuroendocrine tumors (NET).
Materials and methods: A total of 58 patients (27 women, 31 men) with histologically proven NET could be included in the study of comparison between 68Ga-DOTATOC* PET/CT and CT and/or MRI. The examinations were performed in terms of tumor staging and, in some instances also of primary tumor site identification, to evaluate the patient’s eligibility for treatment.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof. Andrea Frilling

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