Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-32330
Harder, J N; Hany, T F; von Schulthess, G K; Goerres, G W (2008). Pathologies of the lower abdomen and pelvis: PET/CT reduces interpretation errors due to urinary contamination. Clinical Imaging, 32(1):16-21.
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AIM: The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of indeterminate (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) accumulations on positron emission tomography (PET) and PET/computed tomography (CT) images in patients with pelvic pathologies. METHODS: We retrospectively evaluated 536 focal FDG accumulations of 166 PET/CT examinations. A consensus reading of PET/CT images, clinical data, and other imaging tests was the standard of reference to assess sensitivities and specificities of PET and PET/CT. Frequencies of indeterminate findings and intraobserver agreement were evaluated. CONCLUSION: PET/CT improves the anatomic delineation and the correct assignment of physiologic and pathologic uptake.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Nuclear Medicine|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||12 Mar 2010 16:21|
|Last Modified:||05 Apr 2016 14:01|
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