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De huidige plaats van positronemissietomografie bij prostaatcarcinoom

Breeuwsma, A. J., Pruim, J. & De Jong, I. J., 1-May-2005, In : Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Urologie. 13, 3, p. 60-65 6 p.

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This article aims to give an update on the use of positron emission tomography in prostate carcinoma. Carbon-11 labelled choline and acetate seem to be the most useful tracers for this tumour. Lymph node metastases >5 mm can be detected and located with 11C-choline PET. It can also localise recurrent tumour upon biochemical failure after curative treatment with radiotherapy. This role for 11C-choline PET seems unclear in the follow-up after radical prostatectomy. The prognostic value of PET in advanced prostate cancer requires more research.

Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)60-65
Number of pages6
JournalNederlands Tijdschrift voor Urologie
Volume13
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1-May-2005

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