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2009-12-22 13:41:40

In the field of hepatic imaging in the context of living liver donors and before complex partial liver resections, three-dimensional imaging of the liver, hepatic vessels and bile ducts has managed to become established in some centers. In this case, in addition to visualization, the volumetry of various liver sections is of interest. Moreover, the three-dimensional reconstruction can be used preoperatively to consider various resection options and to evaluate their technical feasibility with...

2008-09-24 09:00:13

By Herrmann, Ken Eckel, Florian; Schmidt, Stefan; Scheidhauer, Klemens; Krause, Bernd Joachim; Kleeff, Joerg; Schuster, Tibor; Wester, Hans- Juergen; Friess, Helmut; Schmid, Roland M; Schwaiger, Markus; Buck, Andreas K We have determined the ability of PET with the thymidine analog 3'-deoxy-3'-^sup 18^F-fluorothymidine (FLT) to detect pancreatic cancer and to differentiate malignant from benign pancreatic lesions. Methods: In this prospective study, ^sup 18^F-FLT PET was performed on 31...

2004-11-25 03:00:18

Aim. Imaging with radiolabelled vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) has been developed for the localisation and diagnosis of a variety of human solid tumors including gastrointestinal tumors. Methods. In this study we investigated the biodistribution, safety and absorbed dose of iodine-123 radiolabelled VEGF^sub 165^ (^sup 123^I-VEGF^sub 165^) in 9 patients with pancreatic carcinoma. Following intravenous administration of ^sup 123^I-VEGF^sub 165^ (18917 MBq; Results. The highest...


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