Is methylene diphosphonate bone scan necessary for initial staging of Ewing sarcoma if18F-FDG PET/CT is performed? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bone Density Conservation Agents
  • Bone Neoplasms
  • Diphosphonates
  • Multimodal Imaging
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Sarcoma, Ewing

abstract

  • When ES is lytic, MDP bone scan does not add to staging performed by FDG PET/CT; thus, MDP bone scanning may be omitted. However, when ES is sclerotic, MDP bone scan may detect osseous metastases not detected by FDG PET/CT.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/AJR.13.11239

PubMed ID

  • 24660717

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 859

end page

  • 67

volume

  • 202

number

  • 4