D Fuster

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quantified 99mTc-MIBI scintigraphy for predicting chemotherapy response in breast cancer patients: factors that influence the level of 99m Tc-MIBI uptake
    D Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Nucl Med Commun 23:31-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Can [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging complement biopsy results from the iliac crest for the detection of bone marrow involvement in patients with malignant lymphoma?
    David Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Division Radiology Department, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Nucl Med Commun 27:11-5. 2006
  3. doi request reprint A prospective study comparing whole-body FDG PET/CT to combined planar bone scan with 67Ga SPECT/CT in the Diagnosis of Spondylodiskitis
    David Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Nucl Med 37:827-32. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint [Dual-time point images of the liver with (18)F-FDG PET/CT in suspected recurrence from colorectal cancer]
    D Fuster
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol 31:111-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint [Dual-time point images of the liver with (18)F-FDG PET/CT in suspected recurrence from colorectal cancer]
    D Fuster
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol 31:111-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Dual-phase 99mTc-MIBI scintigraphy to assess calcimimetic effect in patients on haemodialysis with secondary hyperparathyroidism
    David Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Nucl Med Commun 30:890-4. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint [Potential use of bone marrow scintigraphy in suspected prosthetic hip infection evaluated with 99mTc-HMPAO-leukocytes]
    D Fuster
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Med Nucl 27:430-5. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Localising imaging in secondary hyperparathyroidism
    D Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Minerva Endocrinol 33:203-12. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis of recurrent secondary hyperparathyroidism using double-phase 99m-Tc-MIBI gammagraphy after total parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation]
    D Fuster
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear Hospital Clínic Villarroel, 170 08036 Barcelona
    Nefrologia 22:377-80. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Role of pre-operative imaging using 99mTc-MIBI and neck ultrasound in patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism who are candidates for subtotal parathyroidectomy
    David Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 33:467-73. 2006

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Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Quantified 99mTc-MIBI scintigraphy for predicting chemotherapy response in breast cancer patients: factors that influence the level of 99m Tc-MIBI uptake
    D Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Nucl Med Commun 23:31-8. 2002
    ..Furthermore, 99mTc-MIBI uptake may be influenced by other factors such as the degree of tumour differentiation or tumour P-glycoprotein levels...
  2. ncbi request reprint Can [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging complement biopsy results from the iliac crest for the detection of bone marrow involvement in patients with malignant lymphoma?
    David Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Division Radiology Department, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Nucl Med Commun 27:11-5. 2006
    ..To assess the usefulness of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in the detection of bone marrow involvement in malignant lymphoma, and its impact in clinical management...
  3. doi request reprint A prospective study comparing whole-body FDG PET/CT to combined planar bone scan with 67Ga SPECT/CT in the Diagnosis of Spondylodiskitis
    David Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Nucl Med 37:827-32. 2012
    ..This study aimed to prospectively evaluate the usefulness of PET/CT using F-FDG in comparison to bone scan and Ga in the diagnosis of spondylodiskitis...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Dual-time point images of the liver with (18)F-FDG PET/CT in suspected recurrence from colorectal cancer]
    D Fuster
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol 31:111-6. 2012
    ..To analyze the potential improvement of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET/CT using additional delayed images of the liver in operated colorectal cancer...
  5. doi request reprint [Dual-time point images of the liver with (18)F-FDG PET/CT in suspected recurrence from colorectal cancer]
    D Fuster
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol 31:111-6. 2012
    ..To analyze the potential improvement of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET/CT using additional delayed images of the liver in operated colorectal cancer...
  6. doi request reprint Dual-phase 99mTc-MIBI scintigraphy to assess calcimimetic effect in patients on haemodialysis with secondary hyperparathyroidism
    David Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Nucl Med Commun 30:890-4. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of calcimimetics with 99mTc-methoxy-isobutyl-isonitrile (MIBI) parathyroid scintigraphy in secondary hyperparathyroidism...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Potential use of bone marrow scintigraphy in suspected prosthetic hip infection evaluated with 99mTc-HMPAO-leukocytes]
    D Fuster
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Med Nucl 27:430-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of (99m)Tc-Sulphur colloid when combined with leukocyte scintigraphy in suspected prosthetic hip infection, comparing the results with information from (99m)Tc-HMPAO-leukocyte scintigraphy alone...
  8. ncbi request reprint Localising imaging in secondary hyperparathyroidism
    D Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Minerva Endocrinol 33:203-12. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis of recurrent secondary hyperparathyroidism using double-phase 99m-Tc-MIBI gammagraphy after total parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation]
    D Fuster
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear Hospital Clínic Villarroel, 170 08036 Barcelona
    Nefrologia 22:377-80. 2002
    ..In one case there was a cervical recurrence and in the second patient hyperplasia in a forearm gland autotransplant was found. Both patients remained asymptomatic with medication during their follow up...
  10. ncbi request reprint Role of pre-operative imaging using 99mTc-MIBI and neck ultrasound in patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism who are candidates for subtotal parathyroidectomy
    David Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 33:467-73. 2006
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Preoperative staging of large primary breast cancer with [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography compared with conventional imaging procedures
    David Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Villarroel, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Oncol 26:4746-51. 2008
    ..To evaluate the utility of positron emission tomography (PET) and [(18)F]fluorodeoxyglucose in the initial staging of large primary breast tumors...
  12. doi request reprint Usefulness of 99mTc-ciprofloxacin scintigraphy in the diagnosis of prosthetic joint infections
    David Fuster
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital Clinic, UAB, Barcelona, Spain
    Nucl Med Commun 32:44-51. 2011
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of 99Tc-ciprofloxacin scintigraphy (CFS) in patients with hip or knee arthroplasty and suspected infection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tetrofosmin as predictors of tumour response
    D Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Q J Nucl Med 47:58-62. 2003
    ..This chapter will review the latest development in (99m)Tc-TF, giving an overview of recent investigations carried out using this radiotracer in therapy oncology, with emphasis on its potential role as predictor of tumour response...
  14. ncbi request reprint Value of FDG-PET for monitoring treatment response in patients with advanced GIST refractory to high-dose imatinib. A multicenter GEIS study
    D Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 55:680-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the utility of positron emission tomography with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG-PET) in monitoring response in refractory GIST...
  15. ncbi request reprint Progressive paraplegia in a renal transplant patient with normal allograft function
    D Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Kidney Int 70:1533. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Double-phase parathyroid 99mTc-Sestamibi scintigraphy in chronic haemodialysis patients: correlation with biochemical markers of parathyroid function
    D Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Renal Transplant Unit and Hormonal Laboratory, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Nucl Med Commun 24:85-90. 2003
    ..Hence, 99mTc-Sestamibi scintigraphy could be useful to assess parathyroid function and in the clinical follow-up of these patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Usefulness of 111In-oxine labelled platelets in the management of febrile syndrome in dialysis patients with non-functional renal allografts]
    J Ortin-Perez
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Med Nucl 25:289-93. 2006
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of 111In-oxine-labelled platelet scan in the therapeutic management of prolonged febrile syndrome in dialysis patients with a non-functional renal allograft...
  18. ncbi request reprint 111Indium labelled leukocyte scintigraphy in the detection of acute prostatitis
    J J Mateos
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Nucl Med Commun 23:1137-42. 2002
    ..Furthermore, scintigraphy with 111In labelled leukocytes could help to determine the most appropriate course of therapy...
  19. doi request reprint [Usefulness of imaging techniques in secondary hyperparathyroidism]
    J V Torregrosa
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Nefrologia 30:158-67. 2010
    ..A moderate to faint uptake indicates that a more intensive medical therapy would probably be beneficial. In the case of no uptake of 99mTc-MIBI, PET should be performed. Where this is not available, MRI could be a possible alternative...
  20. ncbi request reprint PET/CT with [18F] fluorodeoxyglucose in the assessment of metabolic response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in locally advanced breast cancer
    J Duch
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Barcelona Clinical Provincial Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 56:291-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper was to prospectively evaluate FDG PET/CT in the assessment of metabolic response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and correlation with tumor cellularity in locally advanced breast cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Is there a role for (99m)Tc-anti-CEA monoclonal antibody imaging in the diagnosis of recurrent colorectal carcinoma?
    D Fuster
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Q J Nucl Med 47:109-15. 2003
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of immunoscintigraphy with an anti-CEA monoclonal antibody fragment labelled with (99m)Tc for early detection of colorectal recurrence in patients with rising serum CEA levels...
  22. ncbi request reprint Biological factors influencing parathyroid localization
    F Pons
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Renal Transplant Unit, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villaroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Nucl Med Commun 24:121-4. 2003
    ..In parathyroid glands with no P-glycoprotein or MDR-related protein expression, the radiotracers remain in the cells, making it easier to detect them by scintigraphy...
  23. doi request reprint HIV-1 infected patients older than 50 years. PISCIS cohort study
    G Navarro
    Corporación Sanitaria Parc Taulí, Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect 57:64-71. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to characterize the ways in which older HIV-infected people differ from younger HIV-infected people...
  24. ncbi request reprint 123Iodine-labelled anti-VCAM-1 antibody scintigraphy in the assessment of experimental colitis
    M Sans
    Department of Gastroenterology, Institut Clinic de Malalties Digestives, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:31-8. 2001
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint [Different samarium-153 behavior in bone metastases and arthrosis in a case of breast cancer and painful bones]
    P Paredes
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona
    Rev Esp Med Nucl 24:331. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer therapy: the role of PET-CT in decision making
    F Pons
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 53:210-23. 2009
    ..The introduction of new PET tracers and the development of new instruments will offer opportunities to improve the role of PET-CT in decision making of therapy in these patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Salivary scintigraphy for assessing the protective effect of pilocarpine in head and neck irradiated tumours
    J J Mateos
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Nucl Med Commun 22:651-6. 2001
    ..However, despite better results on the salivary uptake at 12 months, pilocarpine did not significantly improve salivary gland function...
  28. doi request reprint Efficacy of low doses of pamidronate in osteopenic patients administered in the early post-renal transplant
    J V Torregrosa
    Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Osteoporos Int 22:281-7. 2011
    ..Results show that pamidronate is safe and significantly reduced spinal bone loss when administered immediately after renal transplantation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hydrocolonic sonography for evaluating inflammatory bowel disease
    C Bru
    Ultrasonography Unit, , , Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 177:99-105. 2001
    ..Therefore, hydrocolonic sonography should be considered a first-choice technique to complete the study of inflammatory bowel disease after confirmation of the diagnosis by histology...
  30. ncbi request reprint Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome in renal transplanted patients under immunosuppression with tacrolimus
    J Ybarra
    Hospital Clinic, Renal Transplant Unit, University of Barcelona, Villaroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    Transplant Proc 35:2937-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, RSDS is a relevant osteoarticular complication in patients receiving either anticalcineurinic drug (CyA or tacrolimus), even under monotherapy or with a low steroid dose...
  31. ncbi request reprint Estimation of 99Tcm-MAG3 clearance using a single blood sample obtained over a continuous time interval
    C Piera
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinic i Provincial, Barcelona, Spain
    Nucl Med Commun 18:60-5. 1997
    ..Our results suggest that it is possible to obtain plasma samples 30-50 min post-injection which result in an error of the estimate only slightly higher than the minimum...
  32. ncbi request reprint Can the Wada test evaluate mesial temporal function? A SPECT study
    X Setoain
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 62:2241-6. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint [The utility of interictal SPECT in temporal lobe epilepsy]
    X Setoain
    Servicios de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinic i Provincial, Barcelona
    Neurologia 21:226-31. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint [Palliative treatment of metastasic bone pain]
    F Pons
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear Hospital Clínic Barcelona Spain
    Rev Esp Med Nucl 22:429-38. 2003
  35. pmc Arteriovenous fistula affects bone mineral density measurements in end-stage renal failure patients
    Africa Muxi
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, 170 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1494-1499. 2009
    ..The study analyzed the effect of AVF in the assessment of forearm bone mineral density (BMD) measured by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and examined its influence on the final diagnosis of osteoporosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Technetium 99m-labeled tetrofosmin and iodine 123-labeled metaiodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy in the assessment of transmyocardial laser revascularization
    Africa Muxi
    Servei de Medicina Nuclear Centre de Diagnóstic per la Imatge, Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1493-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether transmyocardial laser revascularization produces changes in innervation, perfusion scintigraphy, or both that could explain the benefit to patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Predicting the effect of intravenous calcitriol on parathyroid gland activity using double-phase technetium Tc 99m-sestamibi scintigraphy
    Jose Vicente Torregrosa
    Renal Transplant Unit, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:476-80. 2004
    ..The current study measures the diagnostic utility of double-phase technetium Tc 99m-sestamibi (MIBI) scintigraphy in predicting the response to calcitriol treatment...
  38. ncbi request reprint [The value of positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in the staging of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma]
    Silvia Fuertes
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Villaroel 170, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 129:688-93. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Misleading diagnosis of ischemia by Tc-99m tetrofosmin SPECT resulting from a voluminous hiatal hernia
    Jaime Ortin
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Nucl Med 31:581-3. 2006
  40. doi request reprint 18F-FDG PET/CT for early prediction of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer
    Joan Duch
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Villarroel, 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:1551-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate 18F-FDG PET/CT in predicting response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in large primary breast cancer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation in HIV/hepatitis co-infection
    Jose M Miro
    Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Villarroel, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J HIV Ther 12:24-35. 2007
    ..Finally, this field is evolving continuously and the indications for liver transplantation or the management of HCV co-infection may change in the future as more evidence becomes available...
  42. doi request reprint Effect of cinacalcet on hypercalcemia and bone mineral density in renal transplanted patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism
    Carlos Bergua
    Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Transplantation 86:413-7. 2008
    ..This study prospectively evaluates the effects of cinacalcet therapy on serum calcium (SCa) and parathyroid hormone (PTH) blood levels, and basically on bone mineral density (BMD) in RT patients with persistent hyperparathyroidism...
  43. ncbi request reprint Clinical picture: amiodarone-induced thyroiditis
    J Ybarra
    Renal Transplant Unit, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet 359:69. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Time on antiretroviral therapy is a protective factor for liver fibrosis in HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infected patients
    C Tural
    Clinical HIV Unit, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Viral Hepat 10:118-25. 2003
    ..73, 95% CI: 1.108-6.731) were associated with liver fibrosis. Hence ART should be a priority in HIV/HCV co-infected patients eligible for anti-HCV treatment as it is a protective factor for liver fibrosis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Influence of the type of pegylated interferon on the onset of depressive and neuropsychiatric symptoms in HIV-HCV coinfected patients
    C R Fumaz
    Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS Care 19:138-45. 2007
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Weekly risedronate in kidney transplant patients with osteopenia
    Jose Vicente Torregrosa
    Renal Transplant Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Transpl Int 20:708-11. 2007
    ..Risedronate was well tolerated with no major side effects. Weekly oral risedronate in renal transplanted patients reduces bone mineral loss and bone pain and has an excellent side effect profile...
  47. doi request reprint Vertebral "clover" scintigraphic image in a vertebral metastasis misdiagnosed with Paget's disease
    Raquel Reyes
    Service of Rheumatology, Metabolic Bone Diseases Unit, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Rheumatol 27:1585-6. 2008
    ..Afterwards, the MRI suggested the diagnosis of a vertebral metastasis, and a computed tomography-guided needle biopsy further confirmed the diagnosis. In view of the present data, this image cannot be considered as patognomonic of PD...
  48. ncbi request reprint Bilateral Paget disease of the calcaneus diagnosed by conventional bone scintigraphy
    Joan Duch
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Nucl Med 31:808-9. 2006
    ..Feet and toes on plain x-rays of the calcaneus were unremarkable. Findings were stable in the 2-year follow up, excluding other potential diagnosis as extensive metastases or stress fractures...
  49. doi request reprint Open-label trial: effect of weekly risedronate immediately after transplantation in kidney recipients
    Jose Vicente Torregrosa
    Renal Transplant Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Transplantation 89:1476-81. 2010
    ..The aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of risedronate at doses of 35 mg/week in renal transplant recipients who underwent treatment immediately after transplant...
  50. ncbi request reprint Is 18F-FDG PET more accurate than standard diagnostic procedures in the detection of suspected recurrent melanoma?
    David Fuster
    Nuclear Medicine Division, Radiology Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Nucl Med 45:1323-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the accuracy of (18)F-FDG PET in detecting recurrent melanoma...