Clinical Significance of Incidental Focal 18F-FDG Uptake in the Spinal Cord of Patients with Cancer

Clinical Significance of Incidental Focal 18F-FDG Uptake in the Spinal Cord of Patients with Cancer Nucl Med Mol Imaging (2017) 51:247–251 DOI 10.1007/s13139-016-0468-z ISSN (print) 1869-3482 ORIGINAL ARTICLE ISSN (online) 1869-3474 Clinical Significance of Incidental Focal F-FDG Uptake in the Spinal Cord of Patients with Cancer 1 1 1 1 Chae Hong Lim & Seung Hyup Hyun & SeungHwanMoon & Young Seok Cho & 1 1 1 1 Yearn Seong Choe & Kyung-Han Lee & Byung-Tae Kim & Joon Young Choi Received: 28 August 2016 /Revised: 7 December 2016 /Accepted: 20 December 2016 /Published online: 31 January 2017 Korean Society of Nuclear Medicine 2017 Abstract physiological or benign, but it should not be considered as Purpose We investigated the incidence, location, and clinical malignant involvement. Common sites for the uptake were significance of focal F-FDG uptake of the spinal cord in in the T12 and L1 spine levels. patients with cancer. Methods We reviewed the medical records of 22,937 consec- . . . . Keywords Spinal cord F-FDG PET/CT Cancer utive adult patients with known or suspicious malignancy who Differential diagnosis underwent F-FDG PET/CT. PET/CT scans with incidental focal spinal cord uptake were selected and retrospectively reviewed to determine the presence, location, number, and Abbreviations maximum standardized uptake value (SUV ) of any focal http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Springer Journals

Clinical Significance of Incidental Focal 18F-FDG Uptake in the Spinal Cord of Patients with Cancer

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2017 by Korean Society of Nuclear Medicine
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Medicine & Public Health; Nuclear Medicine; Imaging / Radiology; Orthopedics; Cardiology; Oncology
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1869-3474
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1869-3482
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10.1007/s13139-016-0468-z
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Nucl Med Mol Imaging (2017) 51:247–251 DOI 10.1007/s13139-016-0468-z ISSN (print) 1869-3482 ORIGINAL ARTICLE ISSN (online) 1869-3474 Clinical Significance of Incidental Focal F-FDG Uptake in the Spinal Cord of Patients with Cancer 1 1 1 1 Chae Hong Lim & Seung Hyup Hyun & SeungHwanMoon & Young Seok Cho & 1 1 1 1 Yearn Seong Choe & Kyung-Han Lee & Byung-Tae Kim & Joon Young Choi Received: 28 August 2016 /Revised: 7 December 2016 /Accepted: 20 December 2016 /Published online: 31 January 2017 Korean Society of Nuclear Medicine 2017 Abstract physiological or benign, but it should not be considered as Purpose We investigated the incidence, location, and clinical malignant involvement. Common sites for the uptake were significance of focal F-FDG uptake of the spinal cord in in the T12 and L1 spine levels. patients with cancer. Methods We reviewed the medical records of 22,937 consec- . . . . Keywords Spinal cord F-FDG PET/CT Cancer utive adult patients with known or suspicious malignancy who Differential diagnosis underwent F-FDG PET/CT. PET/CT scans with incidental focal spinal cord uptake were selected and retrospectively reviewed to determine the presence, location, number, and Abbreviations maximum standardized uptake value (SUV ) of any focal

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Nuclear Medicine and Molecular ImagingSpringer Journals

Published: Jan 31, 2017

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