The role of positron emission tomography and positron emission tomography/computed tomography in thyroid tumours: an overview.

Détails

ID Serval
serval:BIB_39F3DA6DB22B
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Sous-type
Synthèse (review): revue aussi complète que possible des connaissances sur un sujet, rédigée à partir de l'analyse exhaustive des travaux publiés.
Collection
Publications
Titre
The role of positron emission tomography and positron emission tomography/computed tomography in thyroid tumours: an overview.
Périodique
European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology
Auteur(s)
Treglia G., Muoio B., Giovanella L., Salvatori M.
ISSN
1434-4726 (Electronic)
ISSN-L
0937-4477
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
05/2013
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
270
Numéro
6
Pages
1783-1787
Langue
anglais
Notes
Publication types: Journal Article ; Review
Publication Status: ppublish
Résumé
Positron emission tomography (PET) and PET/computed tomography (PET/CT) with different tracers have been increasingly used in patients with thyroid tumours. The aim of this article is to perform an overview based on literature data about the usefulness of PET imaging in this setting. The role of Fluorine-18-Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET and PET/CT in differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) is well established, particularly in patients presenting with elevated serum thyroglobulin levels and negative radioiodine whole-body scan. Iodine-124 PET and PET/CT may serve a role in staging DTC and obtaining lesional dosimetry for a better and more rationale planning of treatment with Iodine-131. FDG-PET and PET/CT are useful in the post-thyroidectomy staging of high-risk patients with less differentiated histological subtypes. PET and PET/CT with different tracers seem to be useful methods in localizing the source of elevated calcitonin levels in patients with recurrent medullary thyroid carcinoma. Incorporation of FDG-PET or PET/CT into the initial workup of patients with indeterminate thyroid nodules at fine needle aspiration biopsy deserves further investigation. FDG-PET report should suggest further evaluation when focal thyroid incidentalomas are described because these findings are associated with a significant risk of cancer.

Mots-clé
Biomarkers, Tumor/blood, Biopsy, Fine-Needle, Fluorodeoxyglucose F18, Humans, Multimodal Imaging, Neoplasm Staging, Positron-Emission Tomography, Radiopharmaceuticals, Thyroid Neoplasms/diagnostic imaging, Thyroid Neoplasms/pathology, Thyroid Neoplasms/therapy, Thyroidectomy, Tomography, X-Ray Computed, Whole Body Imaging
Pubmed
Web of science
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