H Amthauer

Summary

Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Value of image fusion using single photon emission computed tomography with integrated low dose computed tomography in comparison with a retrospective voxel-based method in neuroendocrine tumours
    H Amthauer
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Eur Radiol 15:1456-62. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of patients with liver metastases from colorectal cancer for locally ablative treatment with laser induced thermotherapy. Impact of PET with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose on therapeutic decisions
    H Amthauer
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Nuklearmedizin 45:177-84. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumours by retrospective image fusion: is there a benefit?
    H Amthauer
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:342-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Relevance of image fusion with MRI for the interpretation of I-123 iodo-methyl-tyrosine scans in patients with suspected recurrent or residual brain tumor
    Holger Amthauer
    Department of Radiology, Campus Virchow Klinikum, University Clinic Charite, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Nucl Med 31:189-92. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint FDG-PET in 10 children with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: initial experience in staging and follow-up
    H Amthauer
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde und PET Zentrum Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin
    Klin Padiatr 217:327-33. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Response prediction by FDG-PET after neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy and combined regional hyperthermia of rectal cancer: correlation with endorectal ultrasound and histopathology
    Holger Amthauer
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde und PET Zentrum Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:811-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of CT, MRI and FDG-PET in response prediction of patients with locally advanced rectal cancer after multimodal preoperative therapy: is there a benefit in using functional imaging?
    T Denecke
    Klinik für Strahlenheilkunde und PET Zentrum Berlin Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, 13353, Germany
    Eur Radiol 15:1658-66. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of FDG-PET/MRI image fusion on the detection of pancreatic cancer
    J Ruf
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Pancreatology 6:512-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment of local control after laser-induced thermotherapy of liver metastases from colorectal cancer: contribution of FDG-PET in patients with clinical suspicion of progressive disease
    T Denecke
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Bereiche Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin, Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Hämatologie Onkologie, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Acta Radiol 48:821-30. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of cystic pancreatic lesions: differentiation of benign and malignant lesion status
    E Lopez Hanninen
    Department of Radiology, Charite Medical University Center, Campus Virchow Clinic, Berlin, Germany
    Acta Radiol 47:121-9. 2006

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Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint Value of image fusion using single photon emission computed tomography with integrated low dose computed tomography in comparison with a retrospective voxel-based method in neuroendocrine tumours
    H Amthauer
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Eur Radiol 15:1456-62. 2005
    ..Both modalities of image fusion appear to be well suited for the localisation of SRS foci and are superior to side-by-side analysis of non-fused images especially concerning lymph node manifestations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of patients with liver metastases from colorectal cancer for locally ablative treatment with laser induced thermotherapy. Impact of PET with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose on therapeutic decisions
    H Amthauer
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Nuklearmedizin 45:177-84. 2006
    ..In this study we determined the value of FDG-PET in comparison to conventional staging procedures...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumours by retrospective image fusion: is there a benefit?
    H Amthauer
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:342-8. 2004
    ..Therefore, the image fusion technique presented herein appears to be a very useful method for clinical routine...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relevance of image fusion with MRI for the interpretation of I-123 iodo-methyl-tyrosine scans in patients with suspected recurrent or residual brain tumor
    Holger Amthauer
    Department of Radiology, Campus Virchow Klinikum, University Clinic Charite, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Nucl Med 31:189-92. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the impact of MR/SPECT image fusion on the interpretation of I-123 iodo-methyl-tyrosine (IMT) SPECT examinations in patients with pretreated brain tumors...
  5. ncbi request reprint FDG-PET in 10 children with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: initial experience in staging and follow-up
    H Amthauer
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde und PET Zentrum Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin
    Klin Padiatr 217:327-33. 2005
    ..The results of this retrospective analysis are presented in conjunction with a critical review of the current literature...
  6. ncbi request reprint Response prediction by FDG-PET after neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy and combined regional hyperthermia of rectal cancer: correlation with endorectal ultrasound and histopathology
    Holger Amthauer
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde und PET Zentrum Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:811-9. 2004
    ..FDG-PET results were statistically significant (P<0.001, CI=95%). FDG-PET has great potential in the assessment of tumour response to neoadjuvant RCT in combination with RHT and is superior to EUS for this purpose...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of CT, MRI and FDG-PET in response prediction of patients with locally advanced rectal cancer after multimodal preoperative therapy: is there a benefit in using functional imaging?
    T Denecke
    Klinik für Strahlenheilkunde und PET Zentrum Berlin Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, 13353, Germany
    Eur Radiol 15:1658-66. 2005
    ..002, CT P=0.197, MRI P=0.500). These results suggest that FDG-PET is superior to CT and MRI in predicting response to preoperative multimodal treatment of locally advanced primary rectal cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of FDG-PET/MRI image fusion on the detection of pancreatic cancer
    J Ruf
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Pancreatology 6:512-9. 2006
    ..This study assessed the value of image fusion with (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients suspected of having pancreatic cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment of local control after laser-induced thermotherapy of liver metastases from colorectal cancer: contribution of FDG-PET in patients with clinical suspicion of progressive disease
    T Denecke
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Bereiche Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin, Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Hämatologie Onkologie, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Acta Radiol 48:821-30. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of cystic pancreatic lesions: differentiation of benign and malignant lesion status
    E Lopez Hanninen
    Department of Radiology, Charite Medical University Center, Campus Virchow Clinic, Berlin, Germany
    Acta Radiol 47:121-9. 2006
    ..To characterize cystic pancreatic lesions and tumors with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and to assess the value of morphological criteria in differentiating pseudocysts versus cystic tumors and benign versus malignant cystic tumors...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Determination of ventricular volumes in coronary artery disease: comparison of two gated SPECT analysis tools with MRI]
    M Gutberlet
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin
    Nuklearmedizin 45:63-73. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Wavelet versus JPEG (Joint Photographic Expert Group) and fractal compression. Impact on the detection of low-contrast details in computed radiographs
    J Ricke
    Department of Radiology, Charite, Humboldt University Medical School, Berlin, Germany
    Invest Radiol 33:456-63. 1998
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate different lossy image compression algorithms in direct comparison...
  13. doi request reprint Use of H(2) (15)O-PET for investigating perfusion changes in pelvic tumors due to regional hyperthermia
    L Ludemann
    Department of Radiation Therapy, CVK, Charite Universititatsmedizin Berlin, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyperthermia 25:299-308. 2009
    ..An increase in tumor oxygenation and perfusion due to hyperthermia has been reported for experimental tumors. The present study was performed to investigate this hypothesis in patients who underwent regional hyperthermia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Role of F18-FDG PET for monitoring of radiochemotherapy -- estimation of detectable number of tumour cells
    J Ruf
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Charite, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Onkologie 27:287-90. 2004
    ..FDG-PET has been proven to be useful for the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. However, no quantitative data exist concerning its sensitivity for treatment monitoring or early diagnosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Imaging of dopamine transporters and D2 receptors in vascular parkinsonism: a report of four cases
    M Plotkin
    Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiooncology, Berlin, Germany
    J Neural Transm 112:1355-61. 2005
    ..The possible value of combined DAT/D2 receptor SPECT imaging should be investigated by future prospective studies...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Radiological-guided liver-port implantation: Evaluation, technical approach, interventional procedure and follow up]
    R Puls
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Germany
    Rofo 173:914-9. 2001
    ..Radiological-guided liver-port implantation: Evaluation, technical approach, interventional procedure and follow up...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Clinical use of digital retrospective image fusion of CT, MRI, FDG-PET and SPECT -- fields of indications and results]
    A J Lemke
    Campus Virchow Klinikum, Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Charite, Universitatsmedizin Berlin
    Rofo 176:1811-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and the clinical benefits of retrospective digital image fusion (PET, SPECT, CT and MRI)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of whole-body MRI and FDG-PET on staging and assessment of therapy response in a patient with Ewing sarcoma
    C Furth
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Bereiche Diagnostische Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 47:607-11. 2006
    ..Both modalities detected more bone lesions than the bone scan, which led to an altered strategy for radiotherapy. Both examinations might be a great asset to stage-adjusted therapy regimens, ultimately influencing patient outcome...
  19. ncbi request reprint 123I-IMT SPECT for evaluation of the response to radiation therapy in high grade gliomas: a feasibility study
    D Kuczer
    Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiooncology, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Br J Radiol 80:274-8. 2007
    ..973). Serial IMT SPECT measurements allow detection of changes in amino acid accumulation in high-grade gliomas under radiation therapy. However, these changes seem to possess no prognostic value in respect to survival prediction...
  20. ncbi request reprint Preoperative localization of parathyroid glands. Use of MRI, scintigraphy, and image fusion
    J Ruf
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Bereich Nuklearmedizin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin
    Nuklearmedizin 43:85-90. 2004
    ..However, it requires a precise preoperative localization. This study evaluated the diagnostic use of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, parathyroid scintigraphy, and consecutive image fusion...
  21. ncbi request reprint Corrections of arterial input function for dynamic H215O PET to assess perfusion of pelvic tumours: arterial blood sampling versus image extraction
    L Ludemann
    Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiooncology, Charite Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    Phys Med Biol 51:2883-900. 2006
    ..0%) and lower partition coefficients (-31.6 +/- 24.2%). The perfusion values and partition coefficients determined with the VOI technique have to be corrected in order to compare the results with those of studies using a blood AIF...
  22. ncbi request reprint Incidental detection of breast cancer by 68Ga-DOTATOC-PET/CT in women suffering from neuroendocrine tumours
    F Elgeti
    Klinik für Strahlenheilkunde CC6, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Nuklearmedizin 47:261-5. 2008
    ..This is also important for other sstr positive tumors, especially breast cancer whose incidence and age-range is similar to that of NET...
  23. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the vascularization of neuroendocrine tumors by stimulated acoustic emission of SH U 508A ultrasound contrast agent and color or power Doppler sonography
    J Ricke
    Department of Radiology, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Medical Faculty of the Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Invest Radiol 35:253-9. 2000
    ..To assess the vascularization of neuroendocrine tumors by stimulated acoustic emission (SAE) of SH U 508A during the blood pool phase in comparison with contrast-enhanced Doppler sonography...
  24. ncbi request reprint Shortcomings of low-cost imaging systems for viewing computed radiographs
    J Ricke
    Department of Radiology Charité, Humboldt University Medical School, Berlin, Germany
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 24:25-32. 2000
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Regional pelvic hyperthermia as an adjunct to chemotherapy (oxaliplatin, folinic acid, 5-fluorouracil) in pre-irradiated patients with locally recurrent rectal cancer: a pilot study
    B Hildebrandt
    Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Hämatologie und Onkologie, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyperthermia 20:359-69. 2004
    ..Overall toxicity was moderate, although hyperthermia may add side-effects to this approach. Results, moreover, suggest a relevant palliative effect in patients with pre-irradiated pelvic recurrence of rectal cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Use of statistical parametric mapping of (18) F-FDG-PET in frontal lobe epilepsy
    M Plotkin
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum Medizinische, Fakultät Charité der Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Augustenburger Platx 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Nuklearmedizin 42:190-6. 2003
    ..Evaluation of the use of statistical parametrical mapping (SPM) of FDG-PET for seizure lateralization in frontal lobe epilepsy...
  27. ncbi request reprint MRI and 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in hemimegalencephaly
    K T Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Virchow Klinikum, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Neuroradiology 42:749-52. 2000
    ..The results of PET have been coregistered with morphological information from the MRI studies by image fusion...
  28. ncbi request reprint Myocardial viability assessment in patients with highly impaired left ventricular function: comparison of delayed enhancement, dobutamine stress MRI, end-diastolic wall thickness, and TI201-SPECT with functional recovery after revascularization
    M Gutberlet
    Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Radiol 15:872-80. 2005
    ..MRI-DE showed advantages compared with the widely used Tl(201)-SPECT and all other MRI methods for predicting myocardial recovery after CABG...
  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of image fusion and attenuation correction by SPECT-CT on the scintigraphic detection of parathyroid adenomas
    J Ruf
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin
    Nuklearmedizin 46:15-21. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the use of a hybrid SPECT-CT device concerning image fusion and attenuation correction (AC)...
  30. doi request reprint [18F]-FDG-PET in clinical stage I/II non-seminomatous germ cell tumours: results of the German multicentre trial
    M de Wit
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Oncol 19:1619-23. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography: image quality, ductal morphology, and value of additional T2- and T1-weighted sequences for the assessment of suspected pancreatic cancer
    E Lopez Hänninen
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Acta Radiol 46:117-25. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Combined 123I-FP-CIT and 123I-IBZM SPECT for the diagnosis of parkinsonian syndromes: study on 72 patients
    M Plotkin
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    J Neural Transm 112:677-92. 2005
    ..IBZM SPECT is useful to approve the diagnosis of PSP and MSA although a normal finding cannot exclude an atypical PS. IBZM SPECT seems to be of restricted value in CBD...
  33. ncbi request reprint Nuclear medical methods for the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer: positron emission tomography
    H Amthauer
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Germany
    Recent Results Cancer Res 177:15-26. 2008
    ..Both the development of new, tumor-specific, tracers and the introduction of by software- and hardware-driven image fusion emphasize the potential of this modality for an all-embracing diagnostic modality...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison of different cardiac MRI sequences at 1.5 T/3.0 T with respect to signal-to-noise and contrast-to-noise ratios - initial experience
    M Gutberlet
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Bereiche Diagnostische Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin, Charite, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Germany
    Rofo 176:801-8. 2004
    ..To compare image quality, signal-to-noise (SNR) and contrast-to-noise ratios (CNR) of different MRI sequences for cardiac imaging at 1.5 T and 3.0 T in volunteers...
  35. ncbi request reprint Imaging of serotonin transporters and its blockade by citalopram in patients with major depression using a novel SPECT ligand [123I]-ADAM
    N Herold
    Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiooncology, Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    J Neural Transm 113:659-70. 2006
    ..Treatment with low-dosed citalopram caused individually variable occupancy of the midbrain-SERT and a rapid clinical improvement in 54% of the investigated patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Pre- and postoperative evaluation of ventricular function, muscle mass and valve morphology by magnetic resonance tomography in Ebstein's anomaly]
    M Gutberlet
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Charite, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin
    Rofo 172:436-42. 2000
    ..To evaluate the value of MRT with spin echo (SE) and CINE gradient echo (GE) sequences for the pre- and postoperative assessment of patients with Ebstein's anomaly...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Fusion of CT and PET data: methods and clinical relevance for planning laser-induced thermotherapy of liver metastases]
    N Hosten
    Strahlenklinik und Poliklinik, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
    Rofo 172:630-5. 2000
    ..Catheter-placement in liver metastases is difficult when the lesions are not visible on plain images. We evaluated the use of image fusion using CT and PET data, providing information on anatomy and liver lesions, respectively...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Malignant lymphoma: magnetic resonance tomography findings in residual supradiaphragmatic space-occupying lesions]
    C Stroszczynski
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Medizinische Fakultat der Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
    Rofo 171:192-9. 1999
    ..Evaluation of MR imaging in patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma and high grade non-Hodgkin's-lymphoma and mediastinal residual mass after first line chemotherapy...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Fat-saturated, contrast-enhanced spin-echo sequences in the magnetic resonance tomographic diagnosis of peritoneal carcinosis]
    J Ricke
    Strahlenklinik und Poliklinik, Charite Virchow Klinikum, Medizinische Fakultat, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
    Rofo 171:461-7. 1999
    ..To evaluate contrast-enhanced, fat-saturated spin echo sequences for the detection of peritoneal carcinosis with MRI...
  40. doi request reprint Midbrain serotonin transporters in de novo and L-DOPA-treated patients with early Parkinson's disease--a [123 I]-ADAM SPECT study
    J C Beucke
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Neurol 18:750-5. 2011
    ..e., in a PD stage where dopaminergic decline starts to lead to the occurrence of the characteristic motor symptoms...
  41. ncbi request reprint Quantification of morphologic and hemodynamic severity of coarctation of the aorta by magnetic resonance imaging
    M Gutberlet
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Cardiol Young 11:512-20. 2001
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Early age of onset in fatal familial insomnia. Two novel cases and review of the literature
    A Harder
    Institute of Neuropathology, Charite Humboldt University, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Neurol 251:715-24. 2004
    ..Our findings underline that in addition to vCJD, FFI must be considered in cases of young-onset prion disease. This has considerable impact on clinical management and genetic counselling...
  43. ncbi request reprint Detection of disease recurrence and monitoring of therapy
    J Ruf
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Klinik für Nuklearmedizin, Germany
    Recent Results Cancer Res 177:105-10. 2008
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Are bone turnover markers capable of predicting callus consolidation during bone healing?
    P Klein
    Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Calcif Tissue Int 75:40-9. 2004
    ..No differences between the different types of osteosyntheses and thus the different mechanical situations were observed. All analyzed markers failed as general predictors for the course of callus consolidation during bone healing...
  45. doi request reprint Correlation of F-18-fluoro-ethyl-tyrosin uptake with vascular and cell density in non-contrast-enhancing gliomas
    Florian Stockhammer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Neurooncol 88:205-10. 2008
    ..We investigated histological correlates of tumor grading in biopsies obtained from regions with maximum amino acid uptake revealed by F-18-fluoro-ethyl-tyrosin positron emission tomography (FET-PET)...
  46. ncbi request reprint An orthotopic model of pancreatic somatostatin receptor (SSTR)-positive tumors allows bimodal imaging studies using 3T MRI and animal PET-based molecular imaging of SSTR expression
    Lars Stelter
    Klinik für Strahlenheilkunde CC6, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Deutschland
    Neuroendocrinology 87:233-42. 2008
    ..We conclude that this animal model will be of innovative value for further investigation in the imaging of NETs...
  47. doi request reprint Planning transarterial radioembolization of colorectal liver metastases with Yttrium 90 microspheres: evaluation of a sequential diagnostic approach using radiologic and nuclear medicine imaging techniques
    Timm Denecke
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Bereiche Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Eur Radiol 18:892-902. 2008
    ..Each part of the diagnostic algorithm showed a relevant impact on patient management. The sequential approach appears to be suitable and keeps the number of unnecessary treatments and therapy risks to a minimum...
  48. ncbi request reprint PET/CT visualises inflammatory activity of pulmonary artery aneurysms in Behçet disease
    Timm Denecke
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Bereiche Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, CharitéCentrum 6, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 34:970. 2007
  49. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography for staging of pediatric sarcoma patients: results of a prospective multicenter trial
    Thomas Völker
    Klinik für Pädiatrie m S Onkologie und Hämatologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin
    J Clin Oncol 25:5435-41. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of positron emission tomography (PET) using fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) for initial staging and therapy planning in pediatric sarcoma patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint Influence of attenuation correction by integrated low-dose CT on somatostatin receptor SPECT
    Juri Ruf
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Charite, Centrum 6 für diagnostische und interventionelle Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Nucl Med Commun 28:782-8. 2007
    ..Somatostatin receptor scintigraphy (SRS) is well-established in neuroendocrine tumour (NET) imaging. This study evaluated the impact of attenuation correction (AC) on SRS SPECT data in patients examined by SPECT-CT...
  51. ncbi request reprint Brain and platelet serotonin transporter in humans-correlation between [123I]-ADAM SPECT and serotonergic measurements in platelets
    Ralf Uebelhack
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Mitte, Charite, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 406:153-8. 2006
    ..104). Although confirmation is necessary, it seems that the relationship between different indices of [123I]-ADAM binding in the brain and 5HT uptake characteristics in platelets is complex, nonuniform, and possibly gender-specific...
  52. ncbi request reprint 123I-IMT SPECT and 1H MR-spectroscopy at 3.0 T in the differential diagnosis of recurrent or residual gliomas: a comparative study
    Michail Plotkin
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    J Neurooncol 70:49-58. 2004
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Cerebral ischemia in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a correlative microdialysis-PET study
    Asita S Sarrafzadeh
    Charité Campus Virchow Medical Clinic, Humboldt University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Stroke 35:638-43. 2004
    ..The main objective of this study was to investigate whether pathological MD parameters reflect a reduced regional CBF (rCBF) determined by 15O-H2O PET...
  54. ncbi request reprint Value of 123I-IMT SPECT for diagnosis of recurrent non-astrocytic intracranial tumours
    Michail Plotkin
    Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radio oncology, Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Neuroradiology 47:18-26. 2005
    ..The limitation of the IMT-SPECT is its low sensitivity for the detection of small lesions...
  55. ncbi request reprint Impact of SPECT and integrated low-dose CT after radioiodine therapy on the management of patients with thyroid carcinoma
    Juri Ruf
    Klinik für Strahlenheilkunde bKlinik für Nuklearmedizin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Nucl Med Commun 25:1177-82. 2004
    ..To determine the value of single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) with integrated low-dose computed tomography (CT) for the interpretation of inconclusive foci in planar I whole-body scans after radioiodine therapy...
  56. ncbi request reprint Detection of infectious colitis by 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography in a child receiving intensive care after cardiac surgery
    Juri Ruf
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Radiol 35:702-5. 2005
    ..This case suggests that FDG-PET is a valuable tool for the detection of unknown inflammatory foci in childhood, especially when the time needed for examination and radiation exposure are to be considered...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of pancreatic tumors: accuracy of MR imaging with MR cholangiopancreatography and MR angiography
    Enrique Lopez Hanninen
    Department of Radiology, Charite Medical University Center, Campus Virchow Clinic, Humboldt University, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Radiology 224:34-41. 2002
    ..To prospectively assess accuracy of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, MR cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), and MR angiography in patients suspected of having pancreatic tumors...
  58. ncbi request reprint Fusion imaging using a hybrid SPECT-CT camera improves port perfusion scintigraphy for control of hepatic arterial infusion of chemotherapy in colorectal cancer patients
    Timm Denecke
    Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde und PET Zentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1 Berlin, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 32:1003-10. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate port perfusion scintigraphy in colorectal cancer patients using a hybrid SPECT-CT system for control of minimally invasive intra-arterial port systems within the scope of a phase II trial...
  59. ncbi request reprint Combined SPECT/CT imaging using 123I-IMT in the detection of recurrent or persistent head and neck cancer
    Michail Plotkin
    Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiooncology, Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:503-11. 2006
    ..IMT-SPECT using integrated low-dose CT is a promising non-invasive imaging tool for the detection of head and neck cancer recurrences and their differentiation from treatment-induced changes...
  60. ncbi request reprint Incidental parathyroid adenoma mimicking tumor recurrence in a patient with follicular thyroid carcinoma
    Juri Ruf
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Germany
    Clin Nucl Med 31:74-6. 2006
    ..However, postoperative histopathology revealed a parathyroid adenoma...
  61. ncbi request reprint Detection of recurrent pancreatic cancer: comparison of FDG-PET with CT/MRI
    Juri Ruf
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde und PET Zentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Pancreatology 5:266-72. 2005
    ..To determine the value of fluorine-18-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) for the detection of recurrent pancreatic cancer in comparison to computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of 123I-IMT SPECT in the follow-up of head and neck cancer
    Michail Plotkin
    Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiooncology, Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Onkologie 29:147-52. 2006
    ..In the current study, we assess the value of single-photon emission tomography (SPECT) using the amino acid tracer L-3-[123I]iodine-alpha-methyl-tyrosine (IMT) for the detection of recurrent head and neck cancer...
  63. ncbi request reprint 18F-FET PET for planning of thermotherapy using magnetic nanoparticles in recurrent glioblastoma
    Michail Plotkin
    Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiooncology, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyperthermia 22:319-25. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of PET with a recently introduced amino acid tracer O-(2-[18F]fluoroethyl)-]L-tyrosine (FET) for targeting the nanoparticles implantation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Correlative imaging strategies implementing CT, MRI, and PET for staging of childhood Hodgkin disease
    Christian Furth
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Bereich Nuklearmedizin und PET Zentrum Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Germany
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 28:501-12. 2006
    ..The value of different correlative imaging strategies with F18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) and conventional imaging modalities (CIM) for initial staging of pediatric Hodgkin disease (HD) was assessed...
  65. ncbi request reprint Retrospective digital image fusion of multidetector CT and 18F-FDG PET: clinical value in pancreatic lesions--a prospective study with 104 patients
    Arne Jörn Lemke
    Charite, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Berlin, Germany
    J Nucl Med 45:1279-86. 2004
    ..Whereas CT provides high spatial resolution, PET detects malignant lesions with high sensitivity. The objective of this study was to evaluate the clinical benefit of PET/CT image fusion in the diagnostic workup of pancreatic cancer...
  66. ncbi request reprint Melorheostosis of the hand in a 7-year-old girl
    Andrea Sommer
    Department of Paediatric Radiology, Charité Universtitätsmedizin Berlin Campus Virchow Klinikum, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Radiol 35:1215-9. 2005
    ..Diagnosis was made by conventional radiography and bone scintigraphy. MRI proved to be a very useful tool to visualize the soft-tissue changes. This is especially important when surgical repair is considered...
  67. ncbi request reprint Dopamine transporters, D2 receptors, and glucose metabolism in corticobasal degeneration
    Stefanie Klaffke
    Department of Neurology, University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Mov Disord 21:1724-7. 2006
    ..Our results demonstrate that glucose metabolism and DAT are reduced, while D2 receptors may be frequently preserved in CBD...