Intensity of 18fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in positron emission tomography distinguishes between indolent and aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
  • Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
  • Positron-Emission Tomography

abstract

  • FDG uptake is lower in indolent than in aggressive lymphoma. Patients with NHL and SUV > 10 have a high likelihood for aggressive disease. This information may be helpful if there is discordance between biopsy and clinical behavior.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2005.12.072

PubMed ID

  • 15837966

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 4643

end page

  • 51

volume

  • 23

number

  • 21