PET/CT-guided biopsies of metabolically active bone lesions: applications and clinical impact

Klaeser, Bernd; Wiskirchen, Jakub; Wartenberg, Jan; Weitzel, Thilo; Schmid, Ralph A; Mueller, Michel D; Krause, Thomas (2010). PET/CT-guided biopsies of metabolically active bone lesions: applications and clinical impact. European journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, 37(11), pp. 2027-36. Berlin: Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00259-010-1524-z

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In a minority of cases a definite diagnosis and stage grouping in cancer patients is not possible based on the imaging information of PET/CT. We report our experience with percutaneous PET/CT-guided bone biopsies to histologically verify the aetiology of hypermetabolic bone lesions.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine (DRNN) > Clinic of Nuclear Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gastro-intestinal, Liver and Lung Disorders (DMLL) > Clinic of Thoracic Surgery
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Gynaecology

UniBE Contributor:

Klaeser, Bernd; Weitzel, Thilo; Schmid, Ralph; Mueller, Michael and Krause, Thomas Michael

ISSN:

1619-7070

Publisher:

Springer-Verlag

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:08

Last Modified:

24 Oct 2019 08:59

Publisher DOI:

10.1007/s00259-010-1524-z

PubMed ID:

20680270

Web of Science ID:

000282424400003

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.396

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/396 (FactScience: 198173)

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