To prospectively assess the clinical utility of pretreatment flouro-deoxy-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (18F-FDG-PET/CT) in patients with primary central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma (PCNSL). Materials & methods: Patients with suspected/proven PCNSL underwent a baseline whole-body 18F-FDG-PET/CT. Maximum standardized uptake value and tumor/normal tissue ratios were compared between CNS lymphoma and other histological diagnoses.
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Source: Future Medicine