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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00259-011-1738-8
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1046-1053
  • Keywords: Multiple myeloma, PET/CT, Survival, IMAGING TECHNIQUES, F-18-FDG PET/CT, FDG-PET/CT, DIAGNOSIS, FEATURES, DISEASE, MRI
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

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).