Evaluation of Thoracic Tumors With 18F-FMT and 18F-FDG PET-CT A Clinicopathological Study
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First Posted: June 17, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 17, 2008
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L-[3-18F]-α-methyltyrosine (18F-FMT) is an amino-acid tracer for positron emission tomography (PET). The aim of this study was to determine whether PET-CT with 18F-FMT provides additional information for the preoperative diagnostic workup as compared with 18F-FDG PET. Tumor uptake of 18F-FMT was compared with several immunohistochemical markers including L-type amino acid transporter 1 (LAT1).
|Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer|
|Study Design:||Time Perspective: Prospective|
|Official Title:||Evaluation of Thoracic Tumors With 18F-FMT and 8F-FDG PET-CT: A Clinicopathological Study|
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