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petct head neck cancer

Neeti Madan Kapre, Jyoti Pralhad Dabholkar
To study the impact of Positron emission tomography (PET) and its incremental value in diagnosing an unknown primary tumour with secondaries in the head and neck; recurrent head and neck cancers (confirmation of suspected recurrences and re-staging); and staging of head and neck tumours. This was a prospective observational study where 60 patients of head and neck tumours under the clinical settings as described above were evaluated. Thorough clinical examination and necessary radiological and histopathological investigations were done...
January 2014: Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Nilendu C Purandare, Venkatesh Rangarajan, Anshu Rajneesh Sharma, Sneha Shah, Natasha Singh, Abhishek Arora, Sujata Pathak, Mandar Deshpande
PURPOSE: To retrospectively evaluate the utility of positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PETCT) in the diagnosis of percutaneous endoscopic gastroscopy (PEG) site metastases in head and neck cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From the database of 250 patients of head and neck cancer who were referred for PET-CT over 2 years (from January 2005 to January 2007), 6 patients who had PEG tube placement were considered for the study. Imaging was performed on a GE Discovery ST PET-CT system after intravenous injection of 370 MBq (10 mCi) of < sup > 18 < /sup > F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG)...
June 2008: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology: Official Journal of the Turkish Society of Radiology
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