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Dokumenttyp:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Autor(en):
Hofer, Ch.; Kübler, H.; Hartung, R.; Breul, J.; Avril, N. 
Titel:
Diagnosis and Monitoring of Urological Tumors Using Positron Emission Tomography 
Abstract:
The pupose of this article was to critically review the diagnostic value of positron emission tomography (PET) in urological oncology. Urinary tract tumor assessment is hampered by the renal elimination of 18F–fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG), the most commonly used PET radiopharmaceutical. PET imaging offers no significant benefits over conventional imaging modalities for renal cell and bladder carcinomas. As a result of the low metabolic activity of prostate cancer, PET does not differentiate adequate...    »
 
Stichworte:
PET; Renal cell carcinoma; Bladder cancer; Prostate cancer; Testicular tumor 
Zeitschriftentitel:
European Urology 
Jahr:
2001 
Band / Volume:
40 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
481--487 
Verlag / Institution:
S. Karger AG 
Verlagsort:
Basel, Switzerland 
Print-ISSN:
1421-993X 
E-ISSN:
1421-993X 
Hinweise:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.