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May - August 2013

Volume 16, Number 2

Gastric emptying test: A useful functional study rarely applied. Philip C. Grammaticos. Free Text

Is there a link between Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and primary hyperparathyroidism? A study of serum parathormone and anti-TPO antibodies in 2267 patients. V. D. Ignjatovic, M. D. Matovic et al. Free Text

Application of the R0-R3 formulas using the ECToolbox software to calculate left ventricular ejection fraction in myocardial perfusion SPET and comparison with equilibrium radionuclide ventriculography. Normal cutoff values for a Chinese population. W. Xia, T. Zhu et al. Free Text

Hyperaccumulation of 18F-FDG in order to differentiate solid pseudopapillary tumors from adenocarcinomas and from neuroendocrine pancreatic tumors and review of the literature. Z.-w. Guan, B.-x. Xu et al. Free Text

A study of the time of hospital discharge of differentiated thyroid cancer patients after receiving iodine-131 for thyroid remnant ablation treatment. Z. Azizmohammadi , F. Tabei et al. Free Text

Assessment of salivary gland function in patients after successful kidney transplantation using 99mTc-pertechnetate salivary gland scintigraphy. E. Orsal, B. Seven et al. Free Text

Towards the optimization of nuclear medicine procedures for better spatial resolution sensitivity, scan image quality and quantitation measurements by using a new Monte Carlo model featuring PET imaging. G. E. Karpetas, C. M. Michail et al. Free Text

Positron emission tomography in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. P. H. Madsen, S. Hess et al Free Text

Radionuclide parathyroid imaging: a concise, updated review. E. Moralidis. Free Text

Is there a role for Nuclear Medicine in diagnosis and management of patients with primary aldosteronism? T. J. Spyridonidis,, D. J. Apostolopoulos. Free Text

Thymoma and immunodeiciency: 18F-FDG-PET/CT imaging of Good syndrome. A.Kelly, C. Merlin et al. Free Text

Radioiodine SPET/CT guided needle aspiration as a useful technique for recurrence surveillance in a thyroidectomized differentiated thyroid cancer patient with negative US and serum Tg and positive Tg of the lymph node aspirate. B.-C. Ahn. Free Text

A rare non-small cell lung cancer 18F-FDG PET/CT study in a young patient with genetic anomaly living in a highly polluted area. Metastatic lesions not shown by CT. D. Antoniou, F. Vlachou et al. Free Text

Carbon-11-acetate positron emission tomography (PET), versus fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose PET and CT for the diagnosis of recurrent prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy in cases of prostate specific antigen of >1 to 3ng/mL. N. Oyama, H. Ito et al. Free Text

Computed tomography alone reveals the secrets of ancient mummies in medical archaeology. A. Otte, T. Thieme et al. Free Text