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Functional imaging of inflammatory diseases using nuclear medicine techniques

In Seminars in nuclear Medicine
By: Basu S.
Contributor(s): Alavi A | Chen W | Rosenbaum J | Torigian DA | Zhuang H | .
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: Vol 39 Issues 2.Publisher: 2009Description: 124-145.Subject(s): Nuclear medicine | Inflammatory diseases | DDC classification: In: Seminars in nuclear MedicineSummary: Molecular imaging with positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is increasingly used to diagnose, characterize, and monitor disease activity in the setting of inflammatory disorders of known and unknown etiology. These disorders include sarcoidosis, atherosclerosis, vasculitis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and degenerative joint disease. Gallium-67 ((67)Ga) citrate, labeled leukocytes with technetium-99m ((99m)Tc) or indium-111 ((111)In), and (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) represent the most widely used radiopharmaceutical agents. However, other preparations, such as labeled murine monoclonal antigranulocyte antibodies and labeled human polyclonal nonspecific immunoglobulin G, chemotactic peptides, interleukins, chemokines, and liposomes, have been used to image inflammation. Also, (99m)Tc nanocolloid scintigraphy has been found to be suitable for bone and joint diseases, especially RA. Among the single photon emitting imaging
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Molecular imaging with positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is increasingly used to diagnose, characterize, and monitor disease activity in the setting of inflammatory disorders of known and unknown etiology. These disorders include sarcoidosis, atherosclerosis, vasculitis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and degenerative joint disease. Gallium-67 ((67)Ga) citrate, labeled leukocytes with technetium-99m ((99m)Tc) or indium-111 ((111)In), and (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) represent the most widely used radiopharmaceutical agents. However, other preparations, such as labeled murine monoclonal antigranulocyte antibodies and labeled human polyclonal nonspecific immunoglobulin G, chemotactic peptides, interleukins, chemokines, and liposomes, have been used to image inflammation. Also, (99m)Tc nanocolloid scintigraphy has been found to be suitable for bone and joint diseases, especially RA. Among the single photon emitting imaging

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