Initial results with 11C-acetate positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in the staging of urinary bladder cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Acetates
  • Multimodal Imaging
  • Positron-Emission Tomography
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms

abstract

  • (11)C-acetate has good sensitivity for bladder cancer and LN metastases. However, false positive uptake due to inflammation or granulomatous infection can occur, limiting the staging utility of (11)C-acetate after prior intravesical BCG therapy.

publication date

  • April 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11307-011-0488-0

PubMed ID

  • 21491174

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 245

end page

  • 51

volume

  • 14

number

  • 2