18F-FDG PET reveals unique features of large vessel inflammation in patients with Takayasu's arteritis

E Incerti, E Tombetti, F Fallanca, EM Baldissera, P Alongi, E Tombolini, S Sartorelli, MG Sabbadini, Maurizio Papa, F De Cobelli, JC Mason, L Gianolli, AA Manfredi, M Picchio

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PURPOSE: The object of this study was to assess whether 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT (FDG PET/CT) provides novel information in patients with Takayasu's arteritis (TA) in addition to that provided by current activity assessment, to analyse the effects of possible confounders, such as arterial grafts, and to verify whether PET/CT could be informative in lesions
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1109-1118
Number of pages10
JournalEuropean Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2017


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