Gerald Antoch

Summary

Affiliation: University of Essen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Non-small cell lung cancer: dual-modality PET/CT in preoperative staging
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Radiology 229:526-33. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Whole-body dual-modality PET/CT and whole-body MRI for tumor staging in oncology
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    JAMA 290:3199-206. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of liver tissue after radiofrequency ablation: findings with different imaging procedures
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 46:520-5. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint To enhance or not to enhance? 18F-FDG and CT contrast agents in dual-modality 18F-FDG PET/CT
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 45:56S-65S. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative radiation therapy in liver tissue in a pig model: monitoring with dual-modality PET/CT
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Radiology 230:753-60. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Dual-modality PET/CT scanning with negative oral contrast agent to avoid artifacts: introduction and evaluation
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Radiology 230:879-85. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of PET, CT, and dual-modality PET/CT imaging for monitoring of imatinib (STI571) therapy in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 45:357-65. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Images in vascular medicine. Diagnosis of giant cell arteritis with PET/CT
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Vasc Med 8:281-2. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of whole-body dual-modality fluorine-18-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography and computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) for tumor staging in solid tumors: comparison with CT and PET
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 22:4357-68. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of oral contrast agents on computed tomography-based positron emission tomography attenuation correction in dual-modality positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 38:784-9. 2003

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Publications115 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Non-small cell lung cancer: dual-modality PET/CT in preoperative staging
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Radiology 229:526-33. 2003
    ..To determine the accuracy of dual-modality positron emission tomographic (PET)-computed tomographic (CT) imaging, as compared with PET alone and CT alone, in the staging of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Whole-body dual-modality PET/CT and whole-body MRI for tumor staging in oncology
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    JAMA 290:3199-206. 2003
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and a combined modality including positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) provide whole-body tumor staging in a single session...
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of liver tissue after radiofrequency ablation: findings with different imaging procedures
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 46:520-5. 2005
    ..Our goal was to assess the typical appearance of normal liver tissue immediately after radiofrequency ablation (RF-ablation) when imaged with contrast-enhanced ultrasound, CT, MRI, 18F-FDG PET, and PET/CT...
  4. ncbi request reprint To enhance or not to enhance? 18F-FDG and CT contrast agents in dual-modality 18F-FDG PET/CT
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 45:56S-65S. 2004
    ..In combined PET/CT imaging, functional data provided by 18F-FDG increase diagnostic accuracy over conventional PET and CT in a variety of malignancies. The question to be raised is: how much is CT needed in PET/CT imaging?..
  5. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative radiation therapy in liver tissue in a pig model: monitoring with dual-modality PET/CT
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Radiology 230:753-60. 2004
    ..To assess, in a pig model, the value of dual-modality positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) for monitoring radiation therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dual-modality PET/CT scanning with negative oral contrast agent to avoid artifacts: introduction and evaluation
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Radiology 230:879-85. 2004
    ..Mannitol-LBG may, therefore, be used as a negative oral contrast agent at PET/CT scanning because it provides excellent bowel distention while avoiding contrast material-induced PET artifacts...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of PET, CT, and dual-modality PET/CT imaging for monitoring of imatinib (STI571) therapy in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 45:357-65. 2004
    ..This study was implemented to compare the value of PET, CT, and dual-modality PET/CT imaging for assessing gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) response to imatinib therapy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Images in vascular medicine. Diagnosis of giant cell arteritis with PET/CT
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Vasc Med 8:281-2. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of whole-body dual-modality fluorine-18-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography and computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) for tumor staging in solid tumors: comparison with CT and PET
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 22:4357-68. 2004
    ..To assess the accuracy of positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) when staging different malignant diseases...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of oral contrast agents on computed tomography-based positron emission tomography attenuation correction in dual-modality positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 38:784-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of iodine- and barium-based contrast agents on the computed tomography (CT)-based positron emission tomography (PET) attenuation correction in dual-modality PET/CT...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Whole-body tumor staging: MRI or FDG-PET/CT?]
    G Antoch
    Institut für Diagnostische und Interventionelle Radiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen
    Radiologe 44:882-8. 2004
    ..This review article addresses whole-body tumor staging with MRI and FDG-PET/CT with special emphasis on diagnostic accuracies for staging different malignant diseases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of colour Doppler ultrasonography, ascending phlebography and clinical examination in the diagnosis of incompetent calf perforating veins
    G Antoch
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Marien Hospital Duesseldorf, Rochusstrasse 2, 40479 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Br J Surg 89:192-3. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Focal tracer uptake: a potential artifact in contrast-enhanced dual-modality PET/CT scans
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 43:1339-42. 2002
    ..This study was performed to evaluate a possible artifact related to the administration of intravascular contrast agent in dual-modality PET/CT imaging...
  14. ncbi request reprint Recurrent schwannoma: diagnosis with PET/CT
    G Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufeldandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Neurology 59:1240. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Value of CT volume imaging for optimal placement of radiofrequency ablation probes in liver lesions
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:1155-61. 2002
    ..To determine the value of multiplanar and volume-rendered modes of analysis versus axial imaging for the optimal placement of probes in spiral image computed tomography (CT)-guided radiofrequency (RF) ablation of liver lesions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Morphologic and functional changes in nontumorous liver tissue after radiofrequency ablation in an in vivo model: comparison of 18F-FDG PET/CT, MRI, ultrasound, and CT
    Florian M Vogt
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 48:1836-44. 2007
    ..This study used MRI, CT, ultrasound, and (18)F-FDG PET/CT to assess the typical appearance of lesions in nontumorous animal liver tissue after radiofrequency ablation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of FDG-PET, PET/CT and MRI for follow-up of colorectal liver metastases treated with radiofrequency ablation: initial results
    Hilmar Kuehl
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 67:362-71. 2008
    ..Follow-up with PET/CT is compared to follow-up with PET alone and MRI after RFA...
  18. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of full-dose FDG PET/CT for axillary lymph node staging in breast cancer patients
    Till A Heusner
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:1543-50. 2009
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  19. doi request reprint Impact of blood flow on diffusion coefficients of the human kidney: a time-resolved ECG-triggered diffusion-tensor imaging (DTI) study at 3T
    Philipp Heusch
    University Düsseldorf, Medical Faculty, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 37:233-6. 2013
    ..To evaluate the impact of renal blood flow on apparent diffusion coefficients (ADC) and fractional anisotropy (FA) using time-resolved electrocardiogram (ECG)-triggered diffusion-tensor imaging (DTI) of the human kidneys...
  20. doi request reprint Comparison of the diagnostic value of FDG-PET/CT and axillary ultrasound for the detection of lymph node metastases in breast cancer patients
    Carolin Riegger
    Univ Dusseldorf, Medical Faculty, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Acta Radiol 53:1092-8. 2012
    ..FDG-PET/CT is increasingly being used for breast cancer staging. Its diagnostic accuracy in comparison to ultrasound as the standard non-invasive imaging modality for the evaluation of axillary lymph nodes has yet not been evaluated...
  21. ncbi request reprint Detection of residual tumor after radiofrequency ablation of liver metastasis with dual-modality PET/CT: initial results
    Patrick Veit
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:80-7. 2006
    ..Four patients had residual tumor after RFA, six patients total developed local recurrence. PET/CT therefore possibly proved superior to CT alone when assessing the liver for residual tumor after RFA...
  22. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultra-high-field liver MRI: a feasibility trial
    Lale Umutlu
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 82:760-7. 2013
    ..Our results demonstrate the feasibility and diagnostic potential of dedicated contrast-enhanced 7 T liver MRI as well as the potential for non-contrast-enhanced angiographic application...
  23. doi request reprint FDG-PET/CT for the early prediction of histopathological complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer patients: initial results
    Christian Buchbender
    Univ Dusseldorf, Medical Faculty, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Acta Radiol 53:628-36. 2012
    ..Up to about one-quarter of patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy do not adequately respond to the given treatment. By a differentiation between responders and non-responders ineffective toxic therapies can be prevented...
  24. ncbi request reprint Whole-body positron emission tomography-CT: optimized CT using oral and IV contrast materials
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:1555-60. 2002
    ..We also present a standardized scanning protocol for whole-body PET-CT with oral and IV contrast materials...
  25. doi request reprint Differential uptake of (68)Ga-DOTATOC and (68)Ga-DOTATATE in PET/CT of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
    Thorsten D Poeppel
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Recent Results Cancer Res 194:353-71. 2013
    ..We thus compared the diagnostic value of PET/CT with both radiolabeled somatostatin analogs ((68)Ga-DOTATATE and (68)Ga-DOTATOC) in the same patients with gastroenteropancreatic NET...
  26. doi request reprint Postoperative FDG-PET/CT staging in GIST: is there a benefit following R0 resection?
    Steffen Hahn
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University at Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45127 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 80:670-4. 2011
    ..This study was designed to assess the accuracy of postoperative FDG-PET/CT to stage for occult tumor seeding in patients with R0 resection and without intraoperative detection of metastases...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of integrated whole-body PET/CT in the detection of recurrent ovarian cancer
    Elke A M Hauth
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen, Federal Republic of Germany
    Eur J Radiol 56:263-8. 2005
    ..To assess the usefulness and reliability of integrated whole-body positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in patients in whom recurrent ovarian cancer is suspected...
  28. ncbi request reprint PET versus PET/CT dual-modality imaging in evaluation of lung cancer
    Lutz S Freudenberg
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Duisburg, Hufelandstrasse 55 D 45122, Essen, Germany
    Radiol Clin North Am 45:639-44, v. 2007
    ..Furthermore, an optimized PET/CT protocol for patients who have lung cancer is outlined...
  29. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) compared to FDG PET/CT for whole-body breast cancer staging
    Till Alexander Heusner
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:1077-86. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to prospectively compare the diagnostic value of whole-body diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and FDG PET/CT for breast cancer (BC) staging...
  30. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of contrast-enhanced FDG-PET/CT in primary staging of cutaneous malignant melanoma
    Patrick Veit-Haibach
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:910-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of contrast-enhanced FDG-PET/CT (ce-PET/CT), PET-only, and CT-only in patients with newly diagnosed and resected cutaneous malignant melanoma...
  31. doi request reprint Diffusion-weighted imaging as part of hybrid PET/MRI protocols for whole-body cancer staging: does it benefit lesion detection?
    Christian Buchbender
    Univ Dusseldorf, Medical Faculty, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Moorenstr 5, D 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 82:877-82. 2013
    ....
  32. doi request reprint A phantom approach to interscanner comparability of computed tomographic brain perfusion parameters
    Christian Mathys
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Medical Faculty, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 36:732-8. 2012
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  33. doi request reprint Virtual 18F-FDG PET/CT bronchoscopy for lymph node staging in non-small-cell lung cancer patients: present and future applications
    Christian Buchbender
    University of Dusseldorf, Medical Faculty, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, D 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Expert Rev Med Devices 9:241-7. 2012
    ..Moreover, this manuscript highlights potential future applications of this promising new imaging technique...
  34. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of dual-time-point 18F-FDG PET/CT for the detection of axillary lymph node metastases in breast cancer patients
    Steffen Hahn
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University at Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Acta Radiol 53:518-23. 2012
    ..The diagnostic accuracy of FDG-PET/CT for the detection of axillary lymph node metastases in breast cancer patients acquired 60 min after FDG administration is reported to be only moderate, especially due to low sensitivity...
  35. ncbi request reprint Lymph node staging with dual-modality PET/CT: enhancing the diagnostic accuracy in oncology
    Patrick Veit
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 58:383-9. 2006
    ..This paper provides an overview concerning the performance of PET/CT in staging lymph nodes for malignant spread and points out benefits and limitations of this new imaging modality...
  36. ncbi request reprint CT-guided biopsy of small liver lesions: visibility, artifacts, and corresponding diagnostic accuracy
    Joerg Stattaus
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:928-35. 2007
    ..Our study aimed to determine the visibility of small liver lesions during CT-guided biopsy and to assess the influence of lesion visibility on biopsy results...
  37. doi request reprint Impact of whole-body imaging on treatment decision to radio-frequency ablation in patients with malignant liver tumors: comparison of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose-PET/computed tomography, PET and computed tomography
    Hilmar Kuehl
    Department for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr, Essen, Germany
    Nucl Med Commun 29:599-606. 2008
    ..Our study aimed to compare the influence on decision to perform RFA of whole-body fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG)-PET/computed tomography (CT) with whole-body contrast-enhanced CT (CE-CT) and PET alone...
  38. doi request reprint Dynamic contrast-enhanced renal MRI at 7 Tesla: preliminary results
    Lale Umutlu
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 46:425-33. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of dynamic contrast-enhanced renal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at 7 Tesla (T), with optimization and implementation of a dedicated examination protocol...
  39. ncbi request reprint Dual modality of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography/computed tomography in patients with cervical carcinoma of unknown primary
    Lutz S Freudenberg
    Clinic of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Med Princ Pract 14:155-60. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Optimized intravenous contrast administration for diagnostic whole-body 18F-FDG PET/CT
    Thomas Beyer
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 46:429-35. 2005
    ..To avoid associated diagnostic pitfalls, we designed and compared different intravenous contrast injection protocols for routine whole-body PET/CT...
  41. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal 18F-FDG accumulation on PET without a corresponding CT abnormality is not an early indicator of cancer development
    Till A Heusner
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University at Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen 45122, Germany
    Eur Radiol 19:2171-9. 2009
    ..9 +/- 1.59, p < 0.01. Only one patient developed gastric cancer. In the case of an unremarkable CT, elevated esophagogastric or anorectal FDG uptake does not predict cancer development and does not have to be investigated further...
  42. doi request reprint Standardized uptake values for [¹⁸F] FDG in normal organ tissues: comparison of whole-body PET/CT and PET/MRI
    Philipp Heusch
    Univ Dusseldorf, Medical Faculty, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, D 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 82:870-6. 2013
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Correlation of biexponential diffusion parameters with arterial spin-labeling perfusion MRI: results in transplanted kidneys
    Philipp Heusch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Medical Faculty, University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    Invest Radiol 48:140-4. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to explore the correlation between diffusion parameters assessed by biexponential analysis and the tissue perfusion measured by arterial spin labeling (ASL) imaging in renal allografts...
  44. doi request reprint Comparison of FDG-PET/CT and bone scintigraphy for detection of bone metastases in breast cancer
    Steffen Hahn
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Acta Radiol 52:1009-14. 2011
    ..FDG-PET/CT has been reported to be a sensitive tool for tumor staging in different malignant diseases. However, its accuracy for the detection of bone metastases has not been compared to bone scintigraphy...
  45. ncbi request reprint TNM staging with FDG-PET/CT in patients with primary head and neck cancer
    Patrick Veit-Haibach
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 34:1953-62. 2007
    ..PET/CT, PET+CT, and CT were compared concerning accuracies in TNM staging and malignancy detection in head and neck cancer. The impact of PET/CT compared to the other imaging modalities on therapy management was assessed...
  46. doi request reprint Breast cancer staging in a single session: whole-body PET/CT mammography
    Till A Heusner
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University at Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 49:1215-22. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Acquisition protocol considerations for combined PET/CT imaging
    Thomas Beyer
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 45:25S-35S. 2004
    ..The routine use of CT-based attenuation correction and user preferences for the quality and type of the CT examination have led to the introduction of different PET/CT scanning protocols...
  48. ncbi request reprint Unknown primary tumors: detection with dual-modality PET/CT--initial experience
    Andreas Gutzeit
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Radiology 234:227-34. 2005
    ..To retrospectively evaluate fused positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) in depicting the primary lesion in cancer of an unknown primary tumor, compared with PET, CT, and PET and CT side-by-side evaluation...
  49. doi request reprint Utility of combined high-resolution bone SPECT and MRI for the identification of rheumatoid arthritis patients with high-risk for erosive progression
    Christian Buchbender
    Univ Dusseldorf, Medical Faculty, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Moorenstr 5, D 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 82:374-9. 2013
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Does positron emission tomography data acquisition impact simultaneous diffusion-weighted imaging in a whole-body PET/MRI system?
    Christian Buchbender
    Univ Dusseldorf, Medical Faculty, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, D 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 82:380-4. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to test whether the acquisition of positron emission tomography (PET) does interfere with simultaneous diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) in an integrated whole-body PET/MRI system...
  51. doi request reprint Virtual 3-D ¹⁸F-FDG PET/CT panendoscopy for assessment of the upper airways of head and neck cancer patients: a feasibility study
    Christian Buchbender
    Medical Faculty, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Düsseldorf, Moorenstr 5, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:1435-40. 2012
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Oncologic PET/MRI, part 1: tumors of the brain, head and neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvis
    Christian Buchbender
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Nucl Med 53:928-38. 2012
    ..The purpose of this review is to summarize the available first experiences with PET/MRI and to outline the potential value of PET/MRI in oncologic applications for which data on PET/MRI are still lacking...
  53. doi request reprint Diffusion weighted MR imaging in patients with HCC and liver cirrhosis after administration of different gadolinium contrast agents: is it still reliable?
    Sonja Kinner
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 81:e625-8. 2012
    ..Aim of this study was to compare DWI before and after administration of different gadolinium compounds in patients with HCC and liver cirrhosis...
  54. ncbi request reprint False-positive FDG PET uptake--the role of PET/CT
    Sandra J Rosenbaum
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:1054-65. 2006
    ..However, PET/CT involves other sources of artifacts that may occur when using CT for attenuation correction of PET or by patient motion caused by respiration or bowel movements...
  55. doi request reprint MR-based attenuation correction for torso-PET/MR imaging: pitfalls in mapping MR to CT data
    Thomas Beyer
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35:1142-6. 2008
    ..MR-based attenuation correction (AC) will become an integral part of combined PET/MR systems. Here, we propose a toolbox to validate MR-AC of clinical PET/MRI data sets...
  56. doi request reprint Diagnosis and dosimetry in differentiated thyroid carcinoma using 124I PET: comparison of PET/MRI vs PET/CT of the neck
    James Nagarajah
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 38:1862-8. 2011
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Dual-modality FDG-PET/CT in follow-up of patients with recurrent iodine-negative differentiated thyroid cancer
    Lutz S Freudenberg
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:3139-47. 2007
    ..Accurate fusion of functional and morphologic data by FDG-PET/CT improves the staging accuracy of patients with suspected recurrence of iodine-negative DTC. This has an impact on patient management in a substantial number of patients...
  58. doi request reprint Preoperative assessment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma by dual-modality PET/CT
    Jun Li
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Surg Oncol 98:438-43. 2008
    ..The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the accuracy of (18)F-FDG PET/CT in staging hilar cholangiocarcinoma...
  59. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of colorectal cancer staging with whole-body PET/CT colonography
    Patrick Veit-Haibach
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    JAMA 296:2590-600. 2006
    ..Colonography composed of a combined modality of positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) provides whole-body tumor staging in a single session...
  60. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography/computed tomography improves diagnostics of inflammatory arteritis
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Heart Vessels 20:179-83. 2005
    ..The advantages in differentiation of vessel wall structures compared with PET or CT alone are pointed out...
  61. doi request reprint Selective and sequential transarterial chemoembolization: survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University at Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 81:2290-7. 2012
    ..To assess the survival time of patients with HCC following transarterial chemoembolization performed in a highly selective and sequential way...
  62. doi request reprint The XbaI G>T polymorphism of the glucose transporter 1 gene modulates 18F-FDG uptake and tumor aggressiveness in breast cancer
    Florian Grabellus
    Institute of Pathology and Neuropathology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 51:1191-7. 2010
    ..We investigated the relevance of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the glucose transporter 1 (GLUT1) gene to the uptake of (18)F-FDG and tumor aggressiveness in breast cancer...
  63. doi request reprint Radioembolization with yttrium-90 glass microspheres in hepatocellular carcinoma: European experience on safety and long-term survival
    Philip Hilgard
    Department for Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hepatology 52:1741-9. 2010
    ..TTP was 10.0 months, whereas the median overall survival was 16.4 months. No lung or visceral toxicity was observed. The most frequently observed adverse events was a transient fatigue-syndrome...
  64. doi request reprint Dynamic contrast-enhanced breast MRI at 7 Tesla utilizing a single-loop coil: a feasibility trial
    Lale Umutlu
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Acad Radiol 17:1050-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of dynamic contrast-enhanced ultra-high-field breast imaging at 7 Tesla...
  65. doi request reprint Transhepatic CT-guided radiofrequency ablation of adrenal metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma
    Hilmar Kuehl
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University at Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:1210-4. 2008
    ..This report aims at demonstrating the feasibility of CT-guided transhepatic radiofrequency ablation of right adrenal HCC metastases pretreated with chemoembolization in patients unable to undergo surgical resection...
  66. doi request reprint Water-equivalent oral contrast agents in dual-modality PET/computed tomography scanning: does a little barium make the difference?
    Sonja Kinner
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Nucl Med Commun 30:206-9. 2009
    ....
  67. doi request reprint "One-stop-shop" staging: should we prefer FDG-PET/CT or MRI for the detection of bone metastases?
    Till Heusner
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University at Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 78:430-5. 2011
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Can PET/CT replace separate diagnostic CT for cancer imaging? Optimizing CT protocols for imaging cancers of the chest and abdomen
    Hilmar Kuehl
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 48:45S-57S. 2007
    ..Examples of CT protocols are presented and discussed for non-small cell lung cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors, and interventional liver therapy...
  69. pmc Consensus report on the radiological management of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST): recommendations of the German GIST Imaging Working Group
    Janine Kalkmann
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Cancer Imaging 12:126-35. 2012
    ..The management of patients with GIST receiving a targeted therapy requires a standardized algorithm for imaging and an appropriate response assessment with respect to changes in lesion size and density...
  70. doi request reprint Cartilage quality in rheumatoid arthritis: comparison of T2* mapping, native T1 mapping, dGEMRIC, ΔR1 and value of pre-contrast imaging
    Christian Buchbender
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Medical Faculty, University Düsseldorf, D 40225, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Skeletal Radiol 41:685-92. 2012
    ..To prospectively evaluate four non-invasive markers of cartilage quality--T2* mapping, native T1 mapping, dGEMRIC and ΔR1--in healthy volunteers and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients...
  71. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of virtual 18F-FDG PET/CT bronchoscopy for the detection of lymph node metastases in non-small cell lung cancer patients
    Michael Herbrik
    Departments of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 52:1520-5. 2011
    ....
  72. doi request reprint Time course of tumor SUV in 18F-FDG PET of breast cancer: presentation of a simple model using a single reference point for time corrections of tumor SUVs
    Alexander R Stahl
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 52:18-23. 2011
    ..Tumor standardized uptake values (SUVs) vary with the interval between 18F-FDG injection and image acquisition. This paper presents a simple method using a single reference point to make appropriate time corrections for tumor SUVs...
  73. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of combined PET/CT in image-guided interventions of liver lesions: an ex-vivo study
    Patrick Veit
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 12:2388-93. 2006
    ..We investigated the potential benefit of combined PET/CT images for localization of interventional devices in interventional liver studies...
  74. doi request reprint Incidental head and neck (18)F-FDG uptake on PET/CT without corresponding morphological lesion: early predictor of cancer development?
    Till A Heusner
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:1397-406. 2009
    ..To retrospectively determine whether increased/asymmetric FDG uptake on PET without a correlating morphological lesion on fully diagnostic CT indicates the development of a head and neck malignancy...
  75. doi request reprint 68Ga-DOTATOC versus 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT in functional imaging of neuroendocrine tumors
    Thorsten D Poeppel
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 52:1864-70. 2011
    ..We thus compared the diagnostic value of PET/CT with both radiolabeled somatostatin analogs ((68)Ga-DOTATATE and (68)Ga-DOTATOC) in the same NET patients...
  76. doi request reprint SPECT/CT with 99mTc-MAA in radioembolization with 90Y microspheres in patients with hepatocellular cancer
    Monia E Hamami
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Essen, University at Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Nucl Med 50:688-92. 2009
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography/computed tomography--imaging protocols, artifacts, and pitfalls
    Andreas Bockisch
    Departments of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital, Essen, Germany
    Mol Imaging Biol 6:188-99. 2004
    ....
  78. doi request reprint Dual-energy-CT of hypervascular liver lesions in patients with HCC: investigation of image quality and sensitivity
    Jens Altenbernd
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 21:738-43. 2011
    ..To investigate dual-energy CT of hypervascular liver lesions in patients with HCC...
  79. ncbi request reprint Whole-body PET/CT-colonography: a possible new concept for colorectal cancer staging
    Sonja Kinner
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Abdom Imaging 32:606-12. 2007
    ..Thus, we developed and evaluated a combined whole-body PET/CT-colonography protocol for dedicated CRC staging in routine clinical use...
  80. doi request reprint [Imaging procedures for gastrointestinal stromal tumors]
    G Antoch
    Institut fur Diagnostische und Interventionelle Radiologie und Neuroradiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Radiologe 49:1109-16. 2009
    ..This review addresses both indications and accuracy of morphological and functional imaging modalities for GIST...
  81. doi request reprint Highly iodinated intravenous contrast material for PET/CT - a feasibility study
    T A Heusner
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Rofo 180:740-5. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the feasibility of applying a highly concentrated CM (HCCM, 400 mg iodine/ml) in PET/CT in comparison to a lower concentrated CM (LCCM, 300 mg iodine/ml)...
  82. doi request reprint Whole-body PET/CT-mammography for staging breast cancer: initial results
    T A Heusner
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Br J Radiol 81:743-8. 2008
    ..Even though the axilla may be delineated more clearly in the PP, there seems to be no benefit with regard to N-staging...
  83. doi request reprint Renal imaging at 7 Tesla: preliminary results
    Lale Umutlu
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, Essen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 21:841-9. 2011
    ..To investigate the feasibility of 7T MR imaging of the kidneys utilising a custom-built 8-channel transmit/receive radiofrequency body coil...
  84. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced dark lumen PET/CT and MR colonography in a rodent polyp model: initial results with histopathologic correlation
    Christiane A Kuehle
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:1045-7. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the feasibility of PET/CT for the detection of colorectal masses in a rodent polyp model in an intraindividual comparison with dark-lumen MR colonography...
  85. ncbi request reprint Dual-modality PET/CT imaging: the effect of respiratory motion on combined image quality in clinical oncology
    Thomas Beyer
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45147, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 30:588-96. 2003
    ..The results of this study can also be applied to multi-slice CT to potentially reduce further breathing artefacts in PET/CT imaging and to improve overall image quality...
  86. doi request reprint PET/CT for the staging and follow-up of patients with malignancies
    T D Poeppel
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 70:382-92. 2009
    ..This promotes PET/CT as the imaging modality of choice for working-up of the most common tumour entities as well as some of the rare malignancies...
  87. doi request reprint Computer-aided detection (CAD) and assessment of malignant lesions in the liver and lung using a novel PET/CT software tool: initial results
    S Hahn
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Rofo 182:243-7. 2010
    ..To determine the feasibility of a PET/CT software tool (PET computer-aided detection: PET-CAD) for automated detection and assessment of pulmonary and hepatic lesions...
  88. ncbi request reprint Response to imatinib mesylate of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor with very low expression of KIT
    Sebastian Bauer
    Department of Internal Medicine Cancer Research, University of Essen Medical School, Germany
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 51:261-5. 2003
    ..Our experience with this patient suggests that even GISTs with very low levels of KIT expression may respond to imatinib mesylate therapy...
  89. ncbi request reprint PET versus PET/CT dual-modality imaging in evaluation of lung cancer
    Lutz S Freudenberg
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Duisburg, Hufelandstrasse 55 D 45122, Essen, Germany
    Thorac Surg Clin 20:25-30. 2010
    ..However, the benefits of anatometabolic imaging using FDG-PET/CT can only be fully exploited if optimized acquisition protocols are implemented...
  90. ncbi request reprint Resection of residual disease in patients with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumors responding to treatment with imatinib
    Sebastian Bauer
    Department of Internal Medicine Cancer Research, University of Essen Medical School, Essen, Germany
    Int J Cancer 117:316-25. 2005
    ..Further trials investigating a combined surgical and pre/postoperative treatment with imatinib in patients with advanced metastatic GIST are warranted...
  91. ncbi request reprint Parallel acquisition techniques for accelerated volumetric interpolated breath-hold examination magnetic resonance imaging of the upper abdomen: assessment of image quality and lesion conspicuity
    Florian M Vogt
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 21:376-82. 2005
    ..To evaluate the impact of parallel acquisition techniques (PATs) on image quality and detection of liver metastases using three-dimensional volumetric interpolated breath-hold examination (VIBE) for clinical liver imaging...
  92. ncbi request reprint Strategies in detection of the primary tumour in anti-Yo associated paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration
    Markus Frings
    Dept of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Neurol 252:197-201. 2005
    ..It may help in guidance of needle biopsy or to optimise the results of deliberate surgery and it provides whole-body tumour staging in a single session with higher diagnostic accuracy than PET alone...
  93. ncbi request reprint Staging and follow-up of gastrointestinal tumors with PET/CT
    S J Rosenbaum
    Clinic for Nuclear Medicine, University of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Abdom Imaging 31:25-35. 2006
    ..PET/CT was introduced into clinical use only 3 years ago and has found widespread application within only 1 to 2 years. This article summarizes preliminary data of clinical applications for PET/CT in gastrointestinal tumors...
  94. ncbi request reprint How much CT do we need for PEt/CT? A radiologist's perspective
    H Kuehl
    Department for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital, Essen, Germany
    Nuklearmedizin 44:S24-31. 2005
    ..Given the use of the CT for CT-based attenuation correction potential PET/CT image artifacts have to be considered as well. In this paper we review radiological perspectives on PET/CT imaging...
  95. ncbi request reprint Value of (124)I-PET/CT in staging of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer
    L S Freudenberg
    Clinic and Policlinic for Nuclear Medicine, University of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 14:2092-8. 2004
    ..It is particularly valuable in patients suffering from advanced differentiated thyroid cancer prior to radio-iodine therapy and in patients with suspected recurrence and potential metastatic disease...
  96. ncbi request reprint Combined PET/CT with iodine-124 in diagnosis of spread metastatic thyroid carcinoma: a case report
    L S Freudenberg
    Clinic and Policlinic for Nuclear Medicine, University of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 13:L19-23. 2003
    ..A case is presented where iodine-124 produced by a clinical cyclotron and FDG were used to acquire images with a combined PET/CT scanner for clinical staging. On the basis of the PET/CT exams the treatment of the patient was modified...
  97. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis in medullary thyroid cancer with [18F]FDG-PET and improvement using a combined PET/CT scanner
    A Bockisch
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Essen, Germany
    Acta Med Austriaca 30:22-5. 2003
    ..Conventional PET alone yielded an approx 80 % sensitivity and specificity in MTC: a result that will be surpassed by the combined PET/CT scanner...
  98. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of labia metastasis by F-18 FDG PET and CT fusion imaging in sarcoma follow-up
    L S Freudenberg
    Clinic and Policlinic for Nuclear Medicine, University of Essen, Germany
    Clin Nucl Med 28:636-7. 2003
    ..The presented case illustrates the usefulness of combined PET/CT fusion imaging to overcome some pitfalls of PET imaging alone (eg, differentiating malignant tumor from pooling of tracer in the genitourinary tract or contamination)...
  99. doi request reprint Combined metabolic and morphologic imaging in thyroid carcinoma patients with elevated serum thyroglobulin and negative cervical ultrasonography: role of 124I-PET/CT and FDG-PET
    L S Freudenberg
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35:950-7. 2008
    ..We assessed the lesion detection accuracy of 124I-PET alone, CT alone, (124)I-PET/CT, FDG-PET, and all these modalities combined...
  100. ncbi request reprint Arterioportal fistula complicating endoscopic retrograde cholangiography
    G C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Endoscopy 37:93-4. 2005
  101. ncbi request reprint [Principles of PET/CT and clinical application]
    A Bockisch
    Klinik für Nuklearmedizin, Universitat Duisburg Essen
    Radiologe 44:1045-54. 2004
    ..One example is the application of PET/CT in radiation therapy planning...