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JNM (February 2012) Modern Nuclear Imaging for Paragangliomas: Beyond SPECT
JNM, February 2012, Volume 53, Number 2

JNM (February 2012) Modern Nuclear Imaging for Paragangliomas: Beyond SPECT

JNM, February 2012, Volume 53, Number 2

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Release Date: February 1, 2012
Expiration Date: February 28, 2015

Authors

David Taïeb*1, Hartmut Neumann*2, Domenico Rubello3, Adil Al-Nahhas4, Benjamin Guillet1, and Elif Hindié5

1Department of Nuclear Medicine, La Timone University Hospital, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France; 2Preventive Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, University Medical Center, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg, Germany; 3Department of Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT Centre, Radiology, Medical Physics, "Santa Maria della Misericordia" Hospital, Rovigo, Italy; 4Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London, United Kingdom; and 5Department of Nuclear Medicine, Haut-Lévêque Hospital, University of Bordeaux-2, Bordeaux, France

*Contributed equally to this work.

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Target Audience

This article contains information of value to nuclear medicine physicians, endocrinologists, internists, surgeons, and medical geneticists.

Objectives

On successful completion of this activity, participants should be able to describe:

  1. The best nuclear imaging procedures to detect pheochromocytomas/paragangliomas according to the clinical situation (e.g., sporadic vs. hereditary; primary vs. metastatic; sympathetic vs. parasympathetic).
  2. The differences in the phenotypic information obtained by various PET tracers.

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