OPEN IN READ APP
JOURNAL ARTICLE

Localization of metastases from malignant pheochromocytoma in patients undergoing 131I-MIBG therapy with manually fused 123I-MIBG SPECT and CT images

Hiroto Kizu, Teruhiko Takayama, Hiroyuki Tsushima, Atsushi Noguchi, Kenichi Nakajima, Masahisa Onoguchi, Seigo Kinuya
Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology 2008, 36 (4): 186-8
19008288
(131)I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) has been used as a therapeutic agent for pheochromocytoma. Tumor localization and precise staging are essential for therapy with high-dose (131)I-MIBG. The sites and extent of (123)I-MIBG uptake are usually estimated to predict the effectiveness of therapy before administration. However, conventional scintigraphic images provide insufficient anatomic information. Therefore, we tried to manually superimpose (123)I-MIBG SPECT and CT images using free software.

Discussion

You are not logged in. Sign Up or Log In to join the discussion.

Related Papers

Available on the App Store

Available on the Play Store
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
19008288
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"