TITLE

[[sup18]F]Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography Surveillance of Hepatic Metastases from Prostate Cancer Following Radiofrequency Ablation: A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Ludwig, Vinicius; Hopper, Orlin W.; Martin, William H.; Kikkawa, Rita; Delbeke, Dominique
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jul2003, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p593
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Presents a case study of the use of [[sup18]F]Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography to monitor therapy of hepatic metastases after radiofrequency ablation (RFA). Principle behind RFA; Clinical course of the patient; Discussion.
ACCESSION #
10544746

 

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