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ea0020p60 | Thyroid | ECE2009

The value of TSH-assisted 18F-FDG PET in initial stage M0 thyroid carcinoma with suspicion of residual or recurrent disease

Taieb David , Ghander Cecile , Sebag Frederic , Tessonnier Laurent , Palazzo F Fausto , De Micco Catherine , Henry Jean-Francois , Mundler Olivier

Purpose: Persistence of well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma most commonly involves cervical lymph nodes. The purposes of the study were to evaluate the ability of FDG-PET/CT imaging to localize residual disease in initial stage M0 thyroid carcinoma thyroid cancer patients and to compare FDG-PET/CT to neck US.Methods: FDG-PET/CT and neck US results of 93 patients were retrospectively analysed. All FDG-PET/CT were performed during thyrotropin stimulation...