Value of F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in positron emission tomography/computed tomography in predicting survival in multiple myeloma


Haznedar R., Aki S. Z. , Akdemir O. U. , ÖZKURT Z. N. , Ceneli O., Yagci M., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, vol.38, no.6, pp.1046-1053, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00259-011-1738-8
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING
  • Page Numbers: pp.1046-1053

Abstract

We assessed the role of the maximum standardized uptake value (SUVmax) of bone marrow and the extramedullary lesion with the highest SUVmax in positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) of newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (MM) patients in predicting overall survival (OS).