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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Buck, AK; Herrmann, K; Büschenfelde, CM; Juweid, ME; Bischoff, M; Glatting, G; Weirich, G; Möller, P; Wester, HJ; Scheidhauer, K; Dechow, T; Peschel, C; Schwaiger, M; Reske, SN 
Title:
Imaging Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors with the Proliferation Marker [18F]Fluorodeoxythymidine. 
Abstract:
PURPOSE: We have determined the ability of positron emission tomography (PET) with the thymidine analogue 3; -deoxy-3'[(18)F]fluorothymidine (FLT) to detect manifestation sites of bone and soft tissue tumors, to assess tumor grading, and to differentiate malignant from benign tumors. Materials and Methods: In this prospective bicenter trial, FLT-PET was done in 22 patients with established or suspected soft or bone tissue lesions. Routine diagnostic procedures included incisional biopsy, magneti...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Cancer Res 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
14 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
2970-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1078-0432 
TUM Institution:
Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; III. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; r Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie