18F-Fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography in the evaluation of gastrointestinal malignancies

Chin, B. B.; Wahi, R. L.
June 2003
Gut;Jun2003 Supplement 4, Vol. 52, piv23
Academic Journal
Positron emission tomography with 18F-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose is an imaging technology that is demonstrating increasing utility in the evaluation of gastrointestinal malignancies.


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