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  1. Content type: Research article

    18F-FLT is a novel PET radiotracer which has demonstrated a strong potential utility for imaging cellular proliferation in human tumors in vivo. To facilitate future regulatory approval of 18F-FLT for clinical u...

    Authors: Eric Turcotte, Linda W Wiens, John R Grierson, Lanell M Peterson, Mark H Wener and Hubert Vesselle

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2007 7:3

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  2. Content type: Technical advance

    As imaging centers produce higher resolution research scans, the number of man-hours required to process regional data has become a major concern. Comparison of automated vs. manual methodology has not been re...

    Authors: Tiffany W Chow, Shinichiro Takeshita, Kie Honjo, Christina E Pataky, Peggy L St Jacques, Maggie L Kusano, Curtis B Caldwell, Joel Ramirez, Sandra Black and Nicolaas PLG Verhoeff

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2007 7:2

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Transient arrhythmias can affect transient ischemic dilation (TID) ratios. This study was initiated to evaluate the frequency and effect of normal heart rate change on TID measures in routine clinical practice.

    Authors: William D Leslie, Daniel P Levin and Sandor J Demeter

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2007 7:1

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The definite evaluation of the regional cerebral heterogeneity using perfusion and metabolism by a single modality of PET imaging has not been well addressed. Thus a statistical analysis of voxel variables fro...

    Authors: Ching-yee Oliver Wong, Joseph Thie, Marianne Gaskill, Richard Ponto, Jack Hill, Hai-yan Tian, Helena Balon, Dafang Wu, Darlene Fink-Bennett and Conrad Nagle

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2006 6:4

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Coronary atherosclerosis and its thrombotic complications are the major cause of mortality and morbidity throughout the industrialized world. Thrombosis on disrupted atherosclerotic plaques plays a key role in...

    Authors: Zhuangyu Zhang, Josef Machac, Gerard Helft, Stephen G Worthley, Cheuk Tang, Azfar G Zaman, Oswaldo J Rodriguez, Monte S Buchsbaum, Valentin Fuster and Juan J Badimon

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2006 6:3

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Increased 99mTc-sestamibi stress lung-to-heart ratio (sLHR) has been shown to predict cardiac outcomes similar to pulmonary uptake of thallium. Peak heart rate and use of pharmacologic stress affect the interpret...

    Authors: William D Leslie, Marina S Yogendran, Linda M Ward, Khaled A Nour and Colleen J Metge

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2006 6:2

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Cardiac syndrome X is defined by a typical angina pectoris with normal or near normal (stenosis <40%) coronary angiogram with or without electrocardiogram (ECG) change or atypical angina pectoris with normal o...

    Authors: Mohsen Saghari, Majid Assadi, Mohammad Eftekhari, Mohammad Yaghoubi, Armaghan Fard-Esfahani, Jan-Mohammad Malekzadeh, Babak Fallhi Sichani, Davood Beiki and Abbas Takavar

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2006 6:1

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  8. Content type: Research article

    SIRT is an emerging treatment for liver tumours which relies on the selective uptake by tumour of 90Y microspheres following hepatic arterial injection. Response rates of around 90% are reported. Hepatic arterial...

    Authors: Atul Dhabuwala, Prue Lamerton and Richard S Stubbs

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2005 5:7

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Most olfactory testings are subjective and since they depend upon the patients' response, they are prone to false positive results. The aim of this study was to use quantitative brain perfusion SPECT in order ...

    Authors: Mohammad Eftekhari, Majid Assadi, Majid Kazemi, Mohsen Saghari, Armaghan Fard Esfahani, Babak Fallahi Sichani, Ali Gholamrezanezhad and Davood Beiki

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2005 5:6

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Scintigraphic studies have been performed to assess the release, both in vitro and in vivo, of radiotracers from tablet formulations. Four different tracers with differing physicochemical characteristics have bee...

    Authors: Mariella Terán, Eduardo Savio, Andrea Paolino and Malcolm Frier

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2005 5:5

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Lymph node status is the most important prognostic indicator in breast cancer in recently diagnosed primary lesion. As a part of an interregional protocol using scintimammography with Tc99m compounds, the valu...

    Authors: Teresa Massardo, Omar Alonso, Augusto Llamas-Ollier, Levin Kabasakal, Uma Ravishankar, Rossana Morales, Lucía Delgado and Ajit K Padhy

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2005 5:4

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  12. Content type: Technical advance

    Attenuation correction is generally used to PET images to achieve count rate values independent from tissue densities. The goal of this study was to provide a qualitative comparison of attenuation corrected PE...

    Authors: Siroos Mirzaei, Michel Guerchaft, Christopher Bonnier, Peter Knoll, Michel Doat and Peter Braeutigam

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2005 5:3

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Scintigraphy has been considered as competitive to MRI, but limited data are available on the accuracy of single photon emission tomography (SPECT) compared with MRI for the assessment of meniscal tears. Our o...

    Authors: Mohammad-naghi Tahmasebi, Mohsen Saghari, Masoud Moslehi and Ali Gholamrezanezhad

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2005 5:2

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  14. Content type: Research article

    The biological effects of cigarette smoke are not fully known. To improve our understanding of the action of various chemical agents, we investigated the biodistribution of sodium pertechnetate (Na99mTcO4) in mic...

    Authors: Samuel S Valenca, Elaine AC Lima, Gláucio F Dire, Mário Bernardo-Filho and Luís Cristóvão Porto

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2005 5:1

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Bone metastases are common in many types of cancer. As screening methods different imaging modalities are available. A new approach for the screening of osseous metastases represents the measurement of bone me...

    Authors: Johann Schoenberger, Silke Rozeboom, Eva Wirthgen-Beyer and Christoph Eilles

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2004 4:3

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) following injection of radiotracer during a seizure is known as ictal SPECT. Comparison of an ictal SPECT study to a baseline or interictal study can aid iden...

    Authors: Tracy Butler, Lawrence J Hirsch and Jan Claassen

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2004 4:2

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Radiosynovectomy is a therapy used to relieve pain and inflammation from rheumatoid arthritis and related diseases. In this study three 188Re particulate compounds were characterized according to their physico-ch...

    Authors: Eduardo Savio, María Cristina Ures, Patricia Zeledón, Victoria Trindade, Andrea Paolino, Virginia Mockford, Antonio Malanga, Marcelo Fernández and Javier Gaudiano

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2004 4:1

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Recently, radiopharmaceutical scanning with Tc-99m-MIBI was reported to depict areas with active bone disease in multiple myeloma (MM) with both high sensitivity and specificity. This observation was explained...

    Authors: Siroos Mirzaei, Martin Filipits, Andrea Keck, Walter Bergmayer, Peter Knoll, Horst Koehn, Heinz Ludwig and Martin Pecherstorfer

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2003 3:2

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Lewy body disease is, after Alzheimer's disease, the second most common cause of senile degenerative dementia with progressive cognitive deterioration, fluctuation of cognitive and motoric functions and psycho...

    Authors: Siroos Mirzaei, Peter Knoll, Horst Koehn and Thomas Bruecke

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2003 3:1

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Radiosynovectomy is a type of radiotherapy used to relieve pain and inflammation from rheumatoid arthritis. In this study, 188-Rhenium (188Re) colloids were characterized by physical and biological methodologies....

    Authors: Ma Cristina Ures, Eduardo Savio, Antonio Malanga, Marcelo Fernández, Andrea Paolino and Javier Gaudiano

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2002 2:1

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  21. Content type: Research article

    A study for pain relief therapy with 188Re-HEDP was done in patients with bone metastases secondary to breast and prostate cancer.

    Authors: Eduardo Savio, Javier Gaudiano, Ana M Robles, Henia Balter, Andrea Paolino, Andrea López, Juan C Hermida, Eugenia De Marco, Graciela Martinez, Eduardo Osinaga and Furn F Knapp Jr

    Citation: BMC Nuclear Medicine 2001 1:2

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