The role of FDG PET-CT in differential diagnosis of pleural pathologies


Elboga U., Yilmaz M., Uyar M., Celen Y. Z. , Bakir K., Dikensoy Ö.

REVISTA ESPANOLA DE MEDICINA NUCLEAR E IMAGEN MOLECULAR, vol.31, no.4, pp.187-191, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.remn.2011.06.002
  • Journal Name: REVISTA ESPANOLA DE MEDICINA NUCLEAR E IMAGEN MOLECULAR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.187-191
  • Keywords: FDG PET-CT, Pleural thickening, Malignant pleural mesothelioma, POSITRON-EMISSION-TOMOGRAPHY, TREMOLITE ASBESTOS, MESOTHELIOMA, FEATURES, EXPOSURE, DISEASE
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objective: This study has aimed to evaluate the impact of (F18) Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (FDG PET-CT) in the differential diagnosis of malignant and benign pleural lesions in patients with suspected malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM).