The utility and limitations of the 18F-FDG PET/CT study in the oesophageal neoplasms diagnosis
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oesophageal cancer
positron emission tomography

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Pietrzak, A. K., Martenka, P., Strzesak, E., Pietrasz, K., Heydrych, A., Pisarska, B., Kucnerowicz, K., & Cholewiński, W. (2020). The utility and limitations of the 18F-FDG PET/CT study in the oesophageal neoplasms diagnosis. Letters in Oncology Science, 17(1), 47-51.


Despite the limitations of the positron emission tomography/computed tomography method using radiopharmaceutical 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG PET/CT), i.e. non-specific properties of the radiopharmaceutical 18F-FDG and high costs and low PET/CT study availability, several authors indicate the 18F-FDG PET/CT technique as the most useful in detection, staging and planning treatment of the oesophageal malignancies.
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