The incidence of F-18-FDG PET/CT thyroid incidentalomas and the prevalence of malignancy: a prospective study


Sencan Eren M., Özdoğan Ö., Gedik A., Ceylan M., Güray Durak M., Seçil M., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.46, no.3, pp.840-847, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1503-26
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.840-847
  • Keywords: F-18-FDG, PET scan, thyroid, cancer, second primary, prevalence, POSITRON-EMISSION-TOMOGRAPHY, HEALTHY-SUBJECTS, FDG-PET, CANCER, RISK, NODULES, LESIONS, CT, FLUORODEOXYGLUCOSE, MANAGEMENT
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: To determine the prevalence of malignancy in thyroid incidentalomas (TIs) detected by fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (F-18-FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT).