Comparison of Ga-68-DOTATATE PET-CT, F-18-FDG PET-CT and Tc-99m-(V)DMSA scintigraphy in the detection of recurrent or metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma

Ozkan Z. G., Kuyumcu S., Uzum A. K., Gecer M. F., Ozel S., Aral F., ...More

NUCLEAR MEDICINE COMMUNICATIONS, vol.36, no.3, pp.242-250, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mnm.0000000000000240
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.242-250
  • Keywords: calcitonin, carcinoembryonic antigen, F-18-FDG PET-CT, Ga-68 DOTATATE PET-CT, medullary thyroid carcinoma, Tc-99m-(V)DMSA scintigraphy, POSITRON-EMISSION-TOMOGRAPHY, MANAGEMENT, F-18-DOPA, CANCER, TL-201, IMPACT
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose We aimed to compare the efficacies of gallium-68 (Ga-68) DOTATATE PET-computed tomography (CT), fluorine18 fluorodeoxyglucose (F-18-FDG) PET-CT and technetium-99m (Tc-99m)-(V)DMSA scintigraphy in the detection of residual/metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC).