Physiological and tumoral uptake of Ga-68-DOTATATE: standardized uptake values and challenges in interpretation


Kuyumcu S., Ozkan Z. G., Sanli Y., Yilmaz E., Mudun A., Adalet I., ...More

ANNALS OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, vol.27, no.6, pp.538-545, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12149-013-0718-4
  • Journal Name: ANNALS OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.538-545
  • Keywords: Ga-68-DOTATATE, SUVmax, PET/CT, Neuroendocrine tumors, SOMATOSTATIN RECEPTOR SCINTIGRAPHY, NEUROENDOCRINE TUMORS, DOTA-NOC, PET/CT, BIODISTRIBUTION
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

The objective of this study is to determine the range of SUVmax of 68Ga-DOTATATE in normal organs and tumoral lesions and establish uptake unrelated to NET.