131I SPECT/CT in the Follow-Up of Patients With Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma

Clinical Nuclear Medicine , 05/25/2012

In the follow–up of patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC), SPECT/CT significantly improves specificity compared with planar imaging. Incremental diagnostic value is higher in lesions outside the neck than in those in the neck and absent in patients without iodine–positive foci on planar imaging.

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