FDG PET and PET/CT: EANM procedure guidelines for tumour PET imaging: version 1.0.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Research, VU University Medical Centre, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
European Journal of Nuclear Medicine (Impact Factor: 4.53). 11/2009; 37(1):181-200. DOI: 10.1007/s00259-009-1297-4
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ABSTRACT The aim of this guideline is to provide a minimum standard for the acquisition and interpretation of PET and PET/CT scans with [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG). This guideline will therefore address general information about[18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET/CT) and is provided to help the physician and physicist to assist to carrying out,interpret, and document quantitative FDG PET/CT examinations,but will concentrate on the optimisation of diagnostic quality and quantitative information.

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