Comparison of FDG-PET/CT and bone scintigraphy for detection of bone metastases in breast cancer

Hahn, Steffen; Heusner, Till; Kümmel, Sherko; Köninger, Angelika; Nagarajah, James; Müller, Stefan; Boy, Christian; Forsting, Michael; Bockisch, Andreas; Antoch, Gerald; Stahl, Alexander (2011). Comparison of FDG-PET/CT and bone scintigraphy for detection of bone metastases in breast cancer. Acta radiologica, 52(9), pp. 1009-14. London: Sage 10.1258/ar.2011.100507

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Bone scintigraphy is the standard procedure for the detection of bone metastases in breast cancer patients. FDG-PET/CT has been reported to be a sensitive tool for tumor staging in different malignant diseases. However, its accuracy for the detection of bone metastases has not been compared to bone scintigraphy.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine (DRNN) > Clinic of Nuclear Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Boy, Christian

ISSN:

0284-1851

Publisher:

Sage

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:19

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 19:25

Publisher DOI:

10.1258/ar.2011.100507

PubMed ID:

21969709

Web of Science ID:

000297489200013

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/6164 (FactScience: 211066)

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