Imaging of amino acid transport in brain tumours: Positron emission tomography with O-(2-[18F]fluoroethyl)-L-tyrosine (FET)

Karl-Josef Langen*, Gabriele Stoffels, Christian Filss, Alexander Heinzel, Carina Stegmayr, Philipp Lohmann, Antje Willuweit, Bernd Neumaier, Felix M. Mottaghy, Norbert Galldiks

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)124-134
Number of pages11
JournalMethods
Volume130
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2017

Keywords

  • Brain tumour diagnosis
  • Cerebral glioma
  • Brain metastasis
  • PET
  • Radiolabelled amino acids
  • O-(2-[F-18]lfluoroethyl)-L-tyrosine (FET)
  • LOW-GRADE GLIOMA
  • DYNAMIC F-18-FET PET
  • CONTRAST-ENHANCING GLIOMAS
  • VALUABLE DIAGNOSTIC-TOOL
  • O-(2-F-18-FLUOROETHYL)-L-TYROSINE PET
  • UPTAKE KINETICS
  • RADIATION NECROSIS
  • CEREBRAL GLIOMAS
  • PROGNOSTIC VALUE
  • GLIOBLASTOMA-MULTIFORME

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Langen, K-J., Stoffels, G., Filss, C., Heinzel, A., Stegmayr, C., Lohmann, P., Willuweit, A., Neumaier, B., Mottaghy, F. M., & Galldiks, N. (2017). Imaging of amino acid transport in brain tumours: Positron emission tomography with O-(2-[18F]fluoroethyl)-L-tyrosine (FET). Methods, 130, 124-134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ymeth.2017.05.019