Pattern of 2-deoxy-2-[18F]-fluro-d-glucose accumulation in liver tumours: Primary, metastatic and after chemotherapy

F. W. Smith, S. D. Heys, N. T.S. Evans, D. Roeda, D. Gvozdanovic, O. Eremin, J. R. Mallard

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Abstract

Eight patients with liver metastases from adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum, two with suspected hepatic metastases and one with primary hepatoma were studied with 2-deoxy-2-[18F]-fluro-D-glucose (18F-FDG) using positron emission tomography (PET). In five of the patients with metastatic tumour a second examination was performed four weeks after treatment with recombinant interleukin-2 (rIL2) and flurouracil (5FU). In all tumours (one primary and eight metastatic) the radioactivity was seen to accumulate in a rim around each tumour with a large central area showing no uptake. In the five cases imaged after treatment with rIL2, the appearance of the tumour uptake was the same as before treatment. In the two cases of suspected but not proven metastases, no abnormal accumulation of18F-FDG was seen.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)193-195
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Medicine Communications
Volume13
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1992

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Glucose
Drug Therapy
Liver
Neoplasm Metastasis
Interleukin-2
Neoplasms
Rectum
Fluorouracil
Positron-Emission Tomography
Radioactivity
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Colon
Adenocarcinoma
Therapeutics

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Pattern of 2-deoxy-2-[18F]-fluro-d-glucose accumulation in liver tumours : Primary, metastatic and after chemotherapy. / Smith, F. W.; Heys, S. D.; Evans, N. T.S.; Roeda, D.; Gvozdanovic, D.; Eremin, O.; Mallard, J. R.

In: Nuclear Medicine Communications, Vol. 13, No. 3, 01.01.1992, p. 193-195.

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Smith, F. W. ; Heys, S. D. ; Evans, N. T.S. ; Roeda, D. ; Gvozdanovic, D. ; Eremin, O. ; Mallard, J. R. / Pattern of 2-deoxy-2-[18F]-fluro-d-glucose accumulation in liver tumours : Primary, metastatic and after chemotherapy. In: Nuclear Medicine Communications. 1992 ; Vol. 13, No. 3. pp. 193-195.
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