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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mnm.0000000000000240
  • Title of Journal : NUCLEAR MEDICINE COMMUNICATIONS
  • 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

Abstract

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).