Comparison of fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography and Ga-67 scintigraphy in evaluation of lymphoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
  • Gallium Radioisotopes
  • Hodgkin Disease
  • Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Tomography, Emission-Computed

abstract

  • In imaging aggressive lymphoma and HD before therapy, FDG-PET has significantly higher site and patient sensitivity than Ga-67 scintigraphy (100% vs. 71.5% and 100% vs. 80.3%, respectively). The change in disease stage by FDG-PET may result in a change in therapy strategy.

publication date

  • February 15, 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.10336

PubMed ID

  • 11920454

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 879

end page

  • 88

volume

  • 94

number

  • 4