Jun 2017 European journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging

Head-to-head comparison between F-FDOPA PET/CT and MR/CT angiography in clinically recurrent head and neck paragangliomas.

Auteurs

Heimburger C, Veillon F, Taïeb D, Goichot B, Riehm S, Petit-Thomas J, Averous G, Cavalcanti M, Hubelé F, Chabrier G, Namer IJ, Charpiot A, Imperiale A

Résumé

Head and neck paragangliomas (HNPGLs) can relapse after primary treatment. Optimal imaging protocols have not yet been established for posttreatment evaluation. The aim of the present study was to assess the diagnostic value of F-FDOPA PET/CT and MR/CT angiography (MRA/CTA) in HNPGL patients with clinical relapse during their follow-up.

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