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By Stefano Fanti

The box of nuclear medication has developed quickly in recent times, and one extremely important element of this growth has been the advent of hybrid imaging platforms. PET-CT has already received common recognition in lots of medical settings, particularly inside of oncology, and now SPECT-CT gives you to emulate its good fortune. valuable purposes of this new procedure were pointed out not just in oncology but additionally in endocrinology, cardiology, inner drugs, and different specialties. This atlas, along with hundreds of thousands of top of the range photos, is a straight forward advisor to the optimum use and interpretation of SPECT-CT. the total diversity of capability SPECT-CT purposes in scientific regimen is taken into account and assessed by way of said specialists. The ebook is designed to function a reference textual content for either nuclear physicians and radiologists; it is going to additionally offer primary help for radiographers, technologists, and nuclear drugs and radiology citizens. Following the editors’ different atlases on PET-CT and non-FDG PET-CT, the Atlas of SPECT-CT completes a trilogy delivering updated info and tips at the complete spectrum of hybrid imaging.

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Superiority of fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography to other functional imaging techniques in the evaluation of metastatic SDHB-associated pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma. J Clin Oncol. 2007;25:2262–9. Koopmans KP, de Vries EG, Kema IP, Elsinga PH, Neels OC, Sluiter WJ, et al. Staging of carcinoid tumors using 18F-DOPA positron emission tomography: a diagnostic accuracy study. Lancet Oncol. 2006;7:728–34. Koopmans KP, Neels OC, Kema IP, Elsinga PH, Sluiter WJ, Vanghillewe K, et al.

Clinical applications of 68Ga-DOTANOC in neuroendocrine tumors. Minerva Endocrinol. 2008;33:277–81. Koopmans KP, Neels ON, Kema IP, Elsinga PH, Links TP, de Vries EG, et al. Molecular imaging in neuroendocrine tumors: molecular uptake mechanisms and clinical results. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2009;71:199–213.  Case 1 Carcinoid Tumor: Suspected relapse 3 ⊡⊡ 111  In octreotide findings Total body planar images and abdominal SPECT-CT obtained 24 h after the intravenous administration of 222 MBq of 111In octreotide show a normal distribution of the radiotracer without pathological uptake in the pelvic region.

Case 4 Carcinoid Tumor: Progression 3 27 Teaching point The use of SPECT-CT images allows a better evaluation of new lesions in the control of patients with pathological octreotide scans. 3 Case 5 Neuroendocrine Pancreatic Tumor: Assessment of Treatment Response 28  patient diagnosed with locally advanced neuroenA docrine pancreatic tumor with mesenteric vein infiltration and being treated with somatostatine analogs. During the follow-up, the CT image showed hepatic metastasis and persistent increased levels of chromogranin that rose from 230 ng/ml in beginning of 2009 to approximately 900 ng/ml in 2010.

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