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ea0014p178 | (1) | ECE2007

The use of 18F-FDG PET/CT with or without rhTSH stimulation during follow-up of patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma

Lupoli Gelsy Arianna , Panico Annalisa , Colarusso Sara , Fonderico Francesco , Gonnella Antonio , Poggiano Maria Rita , Pucci Luigi , Martinelli Addolorata , Nicolai Emanuele , Salvatore Marco , Lupoli Giovanni

Background: Fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) is a new method employed in the management of differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). The integrated FDG-PET plus computed tomography (PET/CT) fusion imaging system seems able to provide some additional advantages over PET alone, mainly related to a better anatomical localisation of the hypermetabolic metastatic lesions. The influence of serum TSH levels on 18F-FDG uptake by recurrences o...