Evaluation of Low-Density Neutral Oral Contrast Material in PET/CT for Tumor Imaging: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial


Otero H. J., Yap J. T., Patak M. A., ERTÜRK Ş. M., Israel D. A., Johnston C. J., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, vol.193, no.2, pp.326-332, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 193 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.2214/ajr.08.1565
  • Journal Name: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.326-332
  • Keywords: contrast media, neutral contrast material, nuclear imaging, oncologic imaging, oral contrast material, PET/CT, POSITRON-EMISSION-TOMOGRAPHY, ENHANCED CT, ATTENUATION CORRECTION, INTEGRATED PET/CT, INTRAVENOUS CONTRAST, NONENHANCED CT, DIAGNOSTIC CT, SMALL-BOWEL, EXPERIENCE, ARTIFACTS
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No

Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The objective of this study was to determine the impact on image quality and risks in terms of artifacts and side effects of a low-density barium-based suspension as oral contrast material for CT during PET/CT examinations of an oncologic patient population.