Hongming Zhuang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint FDG positron emission tomography in the surveillance of hepatic tumors treated with radiofrequency ablation
    Gregory S Anderson
    Division of Nuclear Medicine Univerisity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:192-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Rapid normalization of osseous FDG uptake following traumatic or surgical fractures
    Hongming Zhuang
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 110 Donner Bldg, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 30:1096-103. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Hodgkin disease in the sinonasal region detected by FDG PET
    Juan C Batlle
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:449. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Unrecognized renal transplants as a potential source of false-positive interpretation of FDG PET
    Liang Guan
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:655-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary clostridium perfringens infection detected by FDG positron emission tomography
    Hongming Zhuang
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Clin Nucl Med 28:517-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential false-positive FDG PET imaging caused by subcutaneous radiotracer infiltration
    Stephen B Chiang
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:786-8. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Positron emission tomography as a diagnostic tool in infection: present role and future possibilities
    Sandip Basu
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 39:36-51. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Dual-time point FDG PET imaging in the evaluation of pulmonary nodules with minimally increased metabolic activity
    Yan Xiu
    Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 32:101-5. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Iatrogenic artifacts on whole-body F-18 FDG PET imaging
    Peeyush Bhargava
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:429-39. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint F-18 FDG-PET imaging and correlation with CT in staging and follow-up of pediatric lymphomas
    Miguel Hernandez-Pampaloni
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 36:524-31. 2006

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Publications84

  1. ncbi request reprint FDG positron emission tomography in the surveillance of hepatic tumors treated with radiofrequency ablation
    Gregory S Anderson
    Division of Nuclear Medicine Univerisity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:192-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine the role of FDG-PET imaging in the surveillance of liver tumors treated with RFA...
  2. ncbi request reprint Rapid normalization of osseous FDG uptake following traumatic or surgical fractures
    Hongming Zhuang
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 110 Donner Bldg, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 30:1096-103. 2003
    ..Following traumatic or surgical fractures, FDG uptake is expected to be normal within 3 months unless the process is complicated by infection or malignancy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hodgkin disease in the sinonasal region detected by FDG PET
    Juan C Batlle
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:449. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Unrecognized renal transplants as a potential source of false-positive interpretation of FDG PET
    Liang Guan
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:655-7. 2003
    ..When neither clinical history nor anatomic images are available, a combination of "abnormal" activity in the pelvis and absence of normal renal activity should raise suspicion of the existence of a renal transplant...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary clostridium perfringens infection detected by FDG positron emission tomography
    Hongming Zhuang
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Clin Nucl Med 28:517-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential false-positive FDG PET imaging caused by subcutaneous radiotracer infiltration
    Stephen B Chiang
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:786-8. 2003
    ..However, multiple foci of FDG uptake can be similar to malignant lesions. A case is presented in which the follow-up study clarified the nature of multifocal increased FDG uptake in the axilla...
  7. doi request reprint Positron emission tomography as a diagnostic tool in infection: present role and future possibilities
    Sandip Basu
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 39:36-51. 2009
    ..However, the role of PET/CT may be limited in the presence of metallic artifacts (such as those caused by prostheses) adjacent to the sites of infection...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dual-time point FDG PET imaging in the evaluation of pulmonary nodules with minimally increased metabolic activity
    Yan Xiu
    Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 32:101-5. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to compare the accuracy of dual-time point and standard single-time FDG PET imaging in the evaluation of such lung nodules...
  9. ncbi request reprint Iatrogenic artifacts on whole-body F-18 FDG PET imaging
    Peeyush Bhargava
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:429-39. 2004
    ..Whole-body F-18 FDG PET images frequently show artifacts related to medical and surgical interventions. We present some of the common artifact patterns in this atlas article...
  10. ncbi request reprint F-18 FDG-PET imaging and correlation with CT in staging and follow-up of pediatric lymphomas
    Miguel Hernandez-Pampaloni
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 36:524-31. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that F-18 FDG-PET could be a useful, functional imaging modality for assessing the initial staging, response to therapy and follow-up of children diagnosed with lymphoma...
  11. ncbi request reprint Malignant lesions can mimic gastric uptake on FDG PET
    Wichana Chamroonrat
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 31:37-8. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the bone can mimic osteomyelitis on FDG PET
    Wichana Chamroonrat
    Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 32:252-4. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint 18F-FDG PET for evaluation of the treatment response in patients with gastrointestinal tract lymphomas
    Rakesh Kumar
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Nucl Med 45:1796-803. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the usefulness of (18)F-FDG PET in monitoring the response to the treatment of lymphomas in this setting...
  14. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of [18F]fluorodopa positron emission tomography for diagnosing and localizing focal congenital hyperinsulinism
    Olga T Hardy
    Division of Endocrinology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4706-11. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the accuracy of 18F-fluoro-l-dihydroxyphenylalanine ([18F]DOPA) positron emission tomography (PET) scans in diagnosing focal vs. diffuse disease and identifying the location of focal lesions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fluorodeoxyglucose-PET in characterizing solitary pulmonary nodules, assessing pleural diseases, and the initial staging, restaging, therapy planning, and monitoring response of lung cancer
    Ayse Mavi
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 43:1-21, ix. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Hiatal hernia mimics centrally necrotic cancer in the lung on FDG positron emission tomographic imaging
    Peeyush Bhargava
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:347-9. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Persistent non-specific FDG uptake on PET imaging following hip arthroplasty
    Hongming Zhuang
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 110 Donner Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:1328-33. 2002
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  18. ncbi request reprint The effects of estrogen, progesterone, and C-erbB-2 receptor states on 18F-FDG uptake of primary breast cancer lesions
    Ayse Mavi
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Nucl Med 48:1266-72. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint 18F-FDG PET in evaluation of adrenal lesions in patients with lung cancer
    Rakesh Kumar
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Nucl Med 45:2058-62. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the role of PET with (18)F-FDG in differentiating benign from metastatic adrenal masses detected on CT or MRI scans of patients with lung cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pelvic kidney mimicking recurrent colon cancer on FDG positron emission tomographic imaging
    Peeyush Bhargava
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 27:602-3. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of increased FDG activity in Rosai-Dorfman disease on positron emission tomography
    Jian Q Yu
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:209-10. 2004
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint F-18 FDG positron emission tomography in non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the breast
    Rakesh Kumar
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:246-8. 2005
    ..This case highlights the role of FDG PET in patients with suspected lymphoma in dense breasts that can be missed by CT scan and mammogram...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dual time point 18F-FDG PET imaging detects breast cancer with high sensitivity and correlates well with histologic subtypes
    Ayse Mavi
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Nucl Med 47:1440-6. 2006
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  25. ncbi request reprint FDG-PET imaging in primary bilateral adrenal lymphoma: a case report and review of the literature
    Rakesh Kumar
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:222-30. 2005
    ..The literature of this unusual neoplasm is reviewed in detail...
  26. ncbi request reprint Detection of bone marrow metastases by FDG-PET and missed by bone scintigraphy in widespread melanoma
    Aysel Aydin
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:606-7. 2005
    ..This is likely the result of the fact that metastasis to bone marrow may not result in bone reaction in certain conditions and therefore bone scans may remain negative despite skeletal involvement...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography excludes pericardial metastasis by recurrent lung cancer
    Nasrin V Ghesani
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:666-7. 2003
    ..The authors present a patient in whom transesophageal echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging described pericardial metastasis from a recurrent lung cancer, which on FDG PET was shown correctly to suggest benign scar tissue...
  28. ncbi request reprint Critical role of 18F-labeled fluorodeoxyglucose PET in the management of patients with arthroplasty
    Hongming Zhuang
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 110 Donner Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 45:711-8, vii. 2007
    ..This review addresses the applications of FDG-PET in such clinical settings. In addition, the potential of PET in the assessing the viability of bone grafts in revision arthroplasty is discussed...
  29. doi request reprint The effects of aging on testicular volume and glucose metabolism: an investigation with ultrasonography and FDG-PET
    Hua Yang
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Mol Imaging Biol 13:391-8. 2011
    ....
  30. pmc FDG-PET imaging can diagnose periprosthetic infection of the hip
    Timothy Chryssikos
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:1338-42. 2008
    ..The overall accuracy of this novel noninvasive imaging modality reached 0.91 (115 of 127). Based on our results, FDG-PET appears a promising and accurate diagnostic tool for distinguishing septic from aseptic painful hip prostheses...
  31. ncbi request reprint Pelvic horseshoe kidney mimics sacral metastases on bone scan
    Hongming Zhuang
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:506-9. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Applications of fluorodeoxyglucose-PET imaging in the detection of infection and inflammation and other benign disorders
    Hongming Zhuang
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 110 Donner Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 43:121-34. 2005
    ..The assessment of efficacy of FDG-PET in the evaluation of arthroplasty-associated infection, large-vessel vasculitis, and other inflammatory and infectious disorders is ongoing but seems quite promising at this time...
  33. doi request reprint Biopsy versus FDG PET/CT in the initial evaluation of bone marrow involvement in pediatric lymphoma patients
    Gang Cheng
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 38:1469-76. 2011
    ..The objective is to assess the role of (18)F-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D: -glucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET)/CT versus bone marrow biopsy (BMB) in the initial evaluation of bone marrow (BM) involvement in pediatric lymphoma patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sarcoidosis demonstrated by FDG PET imaging with negative findings on gallium scintigraphy
    Yan Xiu
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:193-5. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography imaging in nonmalignant thoracic disorders
    Abass Alavi
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 32:293-321. 2002
    ..Finally, the value of FDG-PET in differentiating benign from malignant diseases of the pleura including asbestosis-related disorders is described at the conclusion of this comprehensive review...
  36. ncbi request reprint Intense esophageal FDG activity caused by Candida infection obscured the concurrent primary esophageal cancer on PET imaging
    Sankaran Shrikanthan
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:695-7. 2005
    ..We present such case in which esophageal cancer superimposed by Candidal esophagitis is difficult to recognize on FDG PET images...
  37. ncbi request reprint Potential of dual-time-point imaging to improve breast cancer diagnosis with (18)F-FDG PET
    Rakesh Kumar
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Nucl Med 46:1819-24. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the utility of dual-time-point imaging for identifying malignant lesions in the breast by (18)F-FDG PET...
  38. ncbi request reprint Incidental detection of colon cancer by FDG positron emission tomography in patients examined for pulmonary nodules
    Hongming Zhuang
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 27:628-32. 2002
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Ring-shaped FDG uptake in the right lower lung: is it always a tumor?
    Peeyush Bhargava
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:324-5. 2004
  40. ncbi request reprint Catheter-related focal FDG activity on whole body PET imaging
    Peeyush Bhargava
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:238-42. 2004
    ..We describe catheter-related focal FDG uptake on whole body FDG PET scans in 4 patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Intense fluorodeoxyglucose activity in pulmonary amyloid lesions on positron emission tomography
    Justin Kung
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 110 Donner Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:975-6. 2003
  42. ncbi request reprint Paraneoplastic encephalitis associated with cystic teratoma is detected by fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography with negative magnetic resonance image findings
    Simin Dadparvar
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:893-6. 2003
    ..The authors report a case of paraneoplastic encephalitis, associated with cystic teratoma, which had positive FDG-PET findings but appeared normal on magnetic resonance imaging...
  43. ncbi request reprint Potential role of FDG PET in the setting of diabetic neuro-osteoarthropathy: can it differentiate uncomplicated Charcot's neuroarthropathy from osteomyelitis and soft-tissue infection?
    Sandip Basu
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Nucl Med Commun 28:465-72. 2007
    ..This paper is based on the results from an ongoing prospective trial designed to investigate the usefulness of FDG PET in the complicated diabetic foot...
  44. ncbi request reprint Chronic cholecystitis detected by FDG-PET
    Jian Q Yu
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:496-7. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Diffuse bone marrow involvement of Hodgkin lymphoma mimics hematopoietic cytokine-mediated FDG uptake on FDG PET imaging
    Stephen B Chiang
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:674-6. 2003
    ..The authors report a patient with diffuse bone marrow involvement of Hodgkin disease that appears indistinguishable from hematopoietic cytokine-mediated FDG bone marrow uptake...
  46. ncbi request reprint Diffuse bone marrow accumulation of FDG in a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia mimics hematopoietic cytokine-mediated FDG uptake on positron emission tomography
    Amol Takalkar
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:637-9. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Ventral hernia resulting in increased fluorodeoxyglucose uptake on positron emission tomographic imaging
    Alan Rebenstock
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 27:920-1. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Small urine leak after renal transplantation: detection by delayed 99mTc-DTPA renography--a case report
    Jian Q Yu
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Nucl Med Technol 33:31-3. 2005
    ..Delayed imaging was performed 2.5 h after injection of radiotracer, and activity was observed in the previously cold region...
  49. ncbi request reprint Relation between popliteal-tibial artery atherosclerosis and global glycolytic metabolism in the affected diabetic foot: a pilot study using quantitative FDG-PET
    Asad Nawaz
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 102:240-6. 2012
    ..An effort was made to determine whether there was a positive correlation between the level of ongoing atherosclerosis and subsequent chronic ischemia in the diabetic foot...
  50. ncbi request reprint What resulted in the radioactivity superior to the left kidney on renal scintigraphy?
    Hongming Zhuang
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 32:325-7. 2007
  51. ncbi request reprint False-positive reversible septal myocardial perfusion defect caused by diaphragmatic hernia
    Hua Yang
    Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 32:231-3. 2007
  52. ncbi request reprint Radiation-induced esophagitis on FDG PET imaging
    Peeyush Bhargava
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:849-50. 2003
  53. ncbi request reprint The heart or a tumor? Lung cancer in the lower left thorax can mimic myocardial FDG uptake on PET imaging
    Fabio Ponzo
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:146-9. 2003
  54. doi request reprint Evaluation of thyroid FDG uptake incidentally identified on FDG-PET/CT imaging
    Wengen Chen
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Nucl Med Commun 30:240-4. 2009
    ..To characterize the prevalence and malignancy of thyroid F-flurodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake incidentally identified on FDG-PET/computed tomography (CT) scan in a relatively large population...
  55. ncbi request reprint Investigation of thyroid, head, and neck cancers with PET
    Hongming Zhuang
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 110 Donner Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 42:1101-11, viii. 2004
    ..This article discusses the use of FDG-PET in the management of patients with thyroid and head or neck cancers...
  56. ncbi request reprint Evolving role of positron emission tomography in the management of patients with inflammatory and other benign disorders
    Ghassan El-Haddad
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 34:313-29. 2004
    ..With the development and the introduction of several new PET radiotracers, it is expected that PET will secure a major role in the management of patients with inflammatory and other benign disorders...
  57. doi request reprint Intussusception incidentally detected by FDG-PET/CT in a pediatric lymphoma patient
    Wichana Chamroonrat
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Nucl Med 24:555-8. 2010
    ..The incidental finding of intussusception changed the management regime of the patient. Careful evaluation of both PET and CT images of the PET/CT is essential in providing the best patient care...
  58. doi request reprint Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the bone and the liver without lymphadenopathy revealed on FDG-PET/CT
    Gang Cheng
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Imaging 34:476-9. 2010
    ..This is the first report of the coexistence of both osseous and hepatic lymphoma in the same patient without any lymph node involvement...
  59. ncbi request reprint Roles of positron emission tomography with fluorine-18-deoxyglucose in the detection of local recurrent and distant metastatic sarcoma
    Germaine R Johnson
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 28:815-20. 2003
    ..In conclusion, FDG-PET was a sensitive test to detect local and distant recurrences of sarcoma and this warrants further investigation...
  60. ncbi request reprint Facet joint arthropathy demonstrated on FDG-PET
    Mohamed Houseni
    Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 31:418-9. 2006
  61. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of excessive metabolic activity of thoracic and abdominal muscles on FDG-PET in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Aysel Aydin
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:159-64. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if an FDG-PET study was able to visualize muscle uptake of the chest and abdomen in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  62. doi request reprint Prognostic implication of dual-phase PET in adenocarcinoma of the lung
    Mohamed Houseni
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Nucl Med 51:535-42. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether dual-phase (18)F-FDG PET could be a prognostic factor for adenocarcinoma of the lung...
  63. ncbi request reprint Clinical validation of fully 3-D versus 2.5-D RAMLA reconstruction on the Philips-ADAC CPET PET scanner
    Stephen Chiang
    Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Nucl Med Commun 25:1103-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate if the fully 3-D RAMLA reconstruction software brings an appreciable improvement in clinical image quality and reader confidence...
  64. ncbi request reprint Normal variants in [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose PET imaging
    Ghassan El-Haddad
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 110 Donner Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 42:1063-81, viii. 2004
    ..It is important to recognize and understand normal variants to avoid misinterpretation of more serious pathology. This article reviews different patterns of physiologic fluorodeoxyglucose uptake including changes with age...
  65. ncbi request reprint Implications of PET based molecular imaging on the current and future practice of medicine
    Abass Alavi
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 34:56-69. 2004
    ..These include novel tracers for cancer diagnosis and treatment capable of detecting hypoxia and angiogenesis. Prospects for developing new tracers for imaging other organ diseases also appear very promising...
  66. ncbi request reprint PET: a revolution in medical imaging
    Abass Alavi
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 42:983-1001, vii. 2004
    ..The major challenge today is to attract the highly qualified individuals and to secure the resources needed to harness the opportunities in the specialty of molecular imaging...
  67. ncbi request reprint Diffuse FDG uptake in the lungs in aspiration pneumonia on positron emission tomographic imaging
    Jian Q Yu
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:567-8. 2004
  68. ncbi request reprint FDG PET positive lymph nodes are highly predictive of metastasis in breast cancer
    Rakesh Kumar
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Nucl Med Commun 27:231-6. 2006
    ..To determine whether or not fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG PET) imaging when positive could obviate the necessity for sentinel lymph node biopsy and for complete axillary node dissection in patients with breast cancer...
  69. doi request reprint Patellar metastasis from lung adenocarcinoma revealed by FDG PET/CT
    Ion Codreanu
    Department of Radiology, The University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 37:623-4. 2012
    ..The patient underwent right patellectomy with reconstruction of the extensor mechanism. A subsequent FDG PET/CT scan showed postoperative changes, with no evidence of residual malignancy in the right knee region...
  70. ncbi request reprint Comparison of fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography and (111)indium-white blood cell imaging in the diagnosis of periprosthetic infection of the hip
    Stephen G Pill
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Arthroplasty 21:91-7. 2006
    ..7% (5/12 cases) and 88.6% (39/44 cases), respectively. Based on these preliminary results, FDG-PET appears to be a promising diagnostic tool for distinguishing septic from aseptic painful hip prostheses...
  71. ncbi request reprint Increased Tc-99m MDP accumulation in soft tissue caused by bicycle riding
    Justin W Kung
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:279-80. 2004
  72. ncbi request reprint How high can the standardized uptake value be?
    Marc Hickeson
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 27:819. 2002
  73. doi request reprint Age-related decrease in cardiopulmonary adrenergic neuronal function in children as assessed by I-123 metaiodobenzylguanidine imaging
    Wengen Chen
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 15:73-9. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the changes in MIBG uptake in the developing heart and lung in children and adolescents...
  74. ncbi request reprint Use of a corrected standardized uptake value based on the lesion size on CT permits accurate characterization of lung nodules on FDG-PET
    Marc Hickeson
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, 110 Donner Building, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:1639-47. 2002
    ..This approach appears to improve the accuracy of FDG-PET for optimal characterization of small lung nodules...
  75. ncbi request reprint Quantification in PET
    Paul D Acton
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 1 Silverstein Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 42:1055-62, viii. 2004
    ..Any simplified model of tracer behavior must be validated against the full model to test for bias and systematic errors...
  76. ncbi request reprint Utility of FDG-PET scanning in lymphoma by WHO classification
    Rebecca Elstrom
    Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Blood 101:3875-6. 2003
    ..In contrast, FDG-PET detected disease in only 67% of MZL and 40% of PTCL. Comparison with bone marrow biopsies showed that FDG-PET was not reliable for detection of bone marrow involvement in any lymphoma subtype...
  77. ncbi request reprint Chest tube insertion as a potential source of false-positive FDG-positron emission tomographic results
    Hongming Zhuang
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 110 Donner Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 27:285-6. 2002
  78. ncbi request reprint 18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomographic imaging in the detection and monitoring of infection and inflammation
    Hongming Zhuang
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 32:47-59. 2002
    ..PET imaging to detect and characterize infection and inflammation may become a major clinical indication in the day-to-day practice of medicine...
  79. ncbi request reprint Radiation myelopathy visualized as increased FDG uptake on positron emission tomography
    Wichana Chamroonrat
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:560. 2005
    ..This finding is consistent with the clinical suspicion of radiation myelopathy...
  80. ncbi request reprint The role of [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in predicting plexiform neurofibroma progression
    Michael J Fisher
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Neurooncol 87:165-71. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that PN tumors with high metabolic activity as demonstrated by FDG-PET are more likely to progress in the following year...
  81. ncbi request reprint Achilles tendonitis detected by FDG-PET
    Steve S Huang
    Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 31:147-8. 2006
  82. 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...
  83. ncbi request reprint Increased FDG uptake in the right cardiac chambers in a patient with pulmonary emphysema
    Paulo S Duarte
    Section of Nuclear Medicine, Fleury Laboratory, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clin Nucl Med 27:605-6. 2002
  84. doi request reprint Unsuspected synchronous lung cancer unveiled on FDG PET after chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Yifan Zhang
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    Clin Nucl Med 33:109-10. 2008