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  1. Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) is only one of the many possible infectious and non-infectious diseases that may occur with similar imaging features in patients undergoing [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose (18FDG) monit...

    Authors: Annalisa Papa, Chiara Pozzessere, Francesco Cicone, Fabiola Rizzuto and Giuseppe Lucio Cascini

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:19

    Content type: Short communication

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  2. Novel reconstruction algorithms, such as xSPECT Bone, are gaining more and more importance in Nuclear Medicine. With xSPECT Bone, the reconstructed emission image is enhanced by the information obtained in the...

    Authors: Thiago V. M. Lima, Ujwal Bhure, Maria de Sol Pérez Lago, Yannick Thali, Savo Matijasevic, Justus Roos and Klaus Strobel

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:18

    Content type: Case report

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  3. Prostate-specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography (PSMA-PET) has shown promise for detecting nodal and distant prostate cancer (PCa) metastases. However, its performance for local tumor staging i...

    Authors: Sungmin Woo, Soleen Ghafoor, Anton S. Becker, Sangwon Han, Andreas G. Wibmer, Hedvig Hricak, Irene A. Burger, Heiko Schöder and Hebert Alberto Vargas

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:16

    Content type: Original article

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  4. This study prospectively assessed the diagnostic capacity of dynamic carbon-11 methionine (C-11 MET) positron-emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography for the diagnosis of pathologies in patients with pri...

    Authors: Takayoshi Shinya, Yoichi Otomi, Toshihiko Nishisho, Bettina Beuthien-Baumann, Michiko Kubo, Hideki Otsuka, Yoshimi Bando, Hiroaki Yanagawa, Koichi Sairyo and Masafumi Harada

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:15

    Content type: Original article

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  5. Muscle enzymes are the major noninvasive diagnostic parameters useful in polymyositis/dermatomyositis (PM/DM). Few studies have yet correlated findings on 18F-FDG PET with disease activity in patients with PM/DM.

    Authors: Hanae Arai-Okuda, Takashi Norikane, Yuka Yamamoto, Katsuya Mitamura, Kengo Fujimoto, Yasukage Takami, Risa Wakiya, Shusaku Nakashima, Hiroaki Dobashi and Yoshihiro Nishiyama

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:14

    Content type: Original article

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  6. Preclinical imaging is still seen as a new field, and its recognition as a specific topic occurring only about 20 years ago. Nuclear medicine technologists (NMTs) and radiographers’ skills covering technical, ...

    Authors: J.-P. Dillenseger, P. Choquet, E. R. Snay and P. Fragoso Costa

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:12

    Content type: Review

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  7. The use of hybrid systems is increasingly growing in Europe and this is progressively important for the final result of diagnostic tests. As an integral part of the hybrid imaging system, computed tomography (...

    Authors: Luca Camoni, Andrea Santos, Marieclaire Attard, Marius Ovidiu Mada, Agata Karolina Pietrzak, Sonja Rac, Sebastijan Rep, Christelle Terwinghe and Pedro Fragoso Costa

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:11

    Content type: Review

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  8. Hybrid PET/MRI can non-invasively improve localization and delineation of the epileptic focus (EF) prior to surgical resection in medically refractory epilepsy (MRE), especially when MRI is negative or equivoc...

    Authors: Stefan E. Poirier, Benjamin Y. M. Kwan, Michael T. Jurkiewicz, Lina Samargandy, David A. Steven, Ana Suller-Marti, Victor Lam Shin Cheung, Ali R. Khan, Jonathan Romsa, Frank S. Prato, Jorge G. Burneo, Jonathan D. Thiessen and Udunna C. Anazodo

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:10

    Content type: Original article

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  9. According to published data, radiomics features differ between lesions of refractory/relapsing HL patients from those of long-term responders. However, several methodological aspects have not been elucidated yet.

    Authors: Martina Sollini, Margarita Kirienko, Lara Cavinato, Francesca Ricci, Matteo Biroli, Francesca Ieva, Letizia Calderoni, Elena Tabacchi, Cristina Nanni, Pier Luigi Zinzani, Stefano Fanti, Anna Guidetti, Alessandra Alessi, Paolo Corradini, Ettore Seregni, Carmelo Carlo-Stella…

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:9

    Content type: Original article

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  10. Response assessment to definitive non-surgical treatment for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is centered on the role of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography ...

    Authors: P. Bonomo, A. Merlotti, S. Morbelli, V. Berti, C. Saieva, F. Bergesio, A. Bacigalupo, L. Belgioia, C. Franzese, E. Lopci, A. Casolo, E. D’Angelo, D. Alterio, L. Travaini, L. Berretta, V. Pirro…

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:8

    Content type: Original article

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  11. Simultaneous cardiovascular imaging with positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) requires tools such as radio frequency (RF) phased arrays to achieve high temporal and spatial r...

    Authors: Adam Farag, R. Terry Thompson, Jonathan D. Thiessen, Heather Biernaski, Frank S. Prato and Jean Théberge

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:7

    Content type: Original article

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  12. PET/MRI has a high potential in oncology imaging, especially for tumor indications where high soft tissue contrast is crucial such as genitourinary tumors. One of the challenges for PET/MRI acquisition is hand...

    Authors: Ken Kudura, Tobias Oblasser, Daniela A. Ferraro, Caecilia E. Mader, Lars Husmann, Kerstin Friedrich, Edwin E. G. W. ter Voert and Irene A. Burger

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:6

    Content type: Original article

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  13. Iodine 123-radiolabeled 2β-carbomethoxy-3β-(4-iodophenyl)-N-(3-fluoropropyl) nortropane (123I-FP-CIT) SPECT can be performed to distinguish degenerative forms of movement disorders/parkinsonism/tremor from other ...

    Authors: Rachid Fahmi, Günther Platsch, Alexandre Bani Sadr, Sylvain Gouttard, Stephane Thobois, Sven Zuehlsdorff and Christian Scheiber

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:5

    Content type: Original article

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  14. Clinically non-functioning pituitary macroadenomas (NFMA) have been reported to express somatostatin receptors (SSTR), but results are inconsistent across different studies. This may be related to limited sens...

    Authors: Tessel M. Boertien, Jan Booij, Charles B. L. M. Majoie, Madeleine L. Drent, Alberto M. Pereira, Nienke R. Biermasz, Suat Simsek, Ronald Groote Veldman, Marcel P. M. Stokkel, Peter H. Bisschop and Eric Fliers

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:4

    Content type: Short communication

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  15. Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is an aggressive cancer often presenting in an advanced stage and prognosis is poor. Early response evaluation may have impact on the treatment strategy.

    Authors: Tine Nøhr Christensen, Seppo W. Langer, Katrine Engholm Villumsen, Helle Hjorth Johannesen, Johan Löfgren, Sune Høgild Keller, Adam Espe Hansen, Andreas Kjaer and Barbara Malene Fischer

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:2

    Content type: Original article

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  16. After the success of PET/CT as a clinical diagnostic tool, the introduction of PET/MRI is a natural development aimed at further improving combined diagnostic imaging and reduced ionising radiation dose for ha...

    Authors: Marius Ovidiu Mada, Paula Hindmarch, James Stirling, James Davies, David Brian, Anna Barnes, Alexander Hammers, Nick Gulliver, Karl Herholz, John O’Brien and John-Paul Taylor

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2020 4:1

    Content type: Original article

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  17. Mucormycosis is a life-threatening infection with most commonly rhino-orbital-cerebral and pulmonary syndromes that mostly occurs in immunocompromised patients. FDG-PET/CT emerged as a sensitive non-invasive t...

    Authors: Franklin Gallo, Lavinia Vija, Sophie Le Grand, Nada Moukarbel, Koen Mortele, Erwan Gabiache, Frédéric Courbon, Suzanne Tavitian and Lawrence O. Dierickx

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:21

    Content type: Case report

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  18. Positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) is currently one of the main imaging modalities for cancer patients worldwide. Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET/CT has earned its global recognition in the...

    Authors: Francesco Giammarile, Paolo Castellucci, Rudi Dierckx, Enrique Estrada Lobato, Mohsen Farsad, Roland Hustinx, Amirreza Jalilian, Olivier Pellet, Susana Rossi and Diana Paez

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:20

    Content type: Review

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  19. The original publication of this article El Mahdiui et al., 2019 contained 2 errors that could not be updated prior to publication. The correct and incorrect information is shown below for clarification. The c...

    Authors: Mohammed El Mahdiui, Jeff M. Smit, Alexander R. van Rosendael, Victoria Delgado, Nina Ajmone Marsan, J. Wouter Jukema, Arthur J. H. A. Scholte and Jeroen J. Bax

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:19

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:14

  20. Bioactive glass has been successfully used for surgical treatment of chronic infections in bone and bone cavities. Besides infection control, new bone formation is induced by the bioactive glass which is consi...

    Authors: Adriana J. Timmermans, Jasper J. Quak, Petronella J. Hagen and David R. Colnot

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:18

    Content type: Case report

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  21. FDG-PET/CT is increasingly used for oncologic and inflammatory diseases. Focal incidental FDG uptake occurs rarely in breast tissue but has often significant consequences. This study aimed to systematically re...

    Authors: Else Marie Aarstad, Petter Nordhaug, Mohammad Naghavi-Behzad, Lisbet Brønsro Larsen, Oke Gerke and Malene Grubbe Hildebrandt

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:16

    Content type: Review

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  22. Positron emission tomography (PET) is the non-invasive reference standard for myocardial blood flow (MBF) quantification. Hybrid PET-MR allows simultaneous PET and cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) acquisition ...

    Authors: Muhummad Sohaib Nazir, Sarah-May Gould, Xenios Milidonis, Eliana Reyes, Tevfik F. Ismail, Radhouene Neji, Sébastien Roujol, Jim O’Doherty, Hui Xue, Sally F. Barrington, Tobias Schaeffter, Reza Razavi, Paul Marsden, Peter Kellman, Sven Plein and Amedeo Chiribiri

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:15

    Content type: Original article

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  23. Cardiovascular imaging using hybrid positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) requires a radio frequency phased array resonator capable of high acceleration factors in order to ac...

    Authors: Adam Farag, R. Terry Thompson, Jonathan D. Thiessen, John Butler, Frank S. Prato and Jean Théberge

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:13

    Content type: Original article

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  24. Even though implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) implantation for primary prevention has shown to reduce the risk of sudden cardiac death in chronic heart failure patients with reduced left ventricular...

    Authors: Mohammed El Mahdiui, Jeff M. Smit, Alexander R. van Rosendael, Victoria Delgado, Nina Ajmone Marsan, J. Wouter Jukema, Arthur J. H. A. Scholte and Jeroen J. Bax

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:14

    Content type: Original article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:19

  25. [F-18]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography is routinely used for assessing Takayasu arteritis patients. However, extra-vessel [F-18]fluorodeoxyglucose uptake has not been evaluated ...

    Authors: Junichi Tsuchiya, Daisuke Tezuka, Yasuhiro Maejima, Hyeyeol Bae, Takumi Oshima, Tomohiro Yoneyama, Kenzo Hirao, Mitsuaki Isobe and Ukihide Tateishi

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:12

    Content type: Original article

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  26. An increasing number of Nuclear Medicine sites in Europe are using cardiac-centered gamma cameras for myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (MPS). Three cardiac-centered gamma cameras are currently the most freque...

    Authors: Fabien Hyafil, Alessia Gimelli, Riemer H. J. A. Slart, Panagiotis Georgoulias, Christoph Rischpler, Mark Lubberink, Roberto Sciagra, Jan Bucerius, Denis Agostini and Hein J. Verberne

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:11

    Content type: Guideline

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  27. We investigated the clinical performance of a quantitative multi-modal SPECT/CT reconstruction platform for yielding radioactivity concentrations of bone imaging with 99mTc-methylene diphosphonate (MDP) or 99mTc-...

    Authors: A. H. Vija, P. A. Bartenstein, J. W. Froelich, T. Kuwert, H. Macapinlac, C. P. Daignault, N. Gowda, O. Hadjiev, J. Hephzibah, P. Huang, H. Ilhan, A. Jessop, M. Cachovan, J. Ma, X. Ding, D. Spence…

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:10

    Content type: Original article

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  28. Diagnosis and evaluation of cardiac sarcoidosis (CS) are mainly based on the combined use of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) and 18F fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG). Though these modal...

    Authors: Kenji Fukushima, Michinobu Nagao, Atsushi Yamamoto, Naoki Serizawa, Umiko Ishizaki, Atsushi Suzuki, Akiko Sakai, Eri Watanabe, Mitsuru Momose, Ichiei Kuji and Koichiro Abe

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:9

    Content type: Original article

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  29. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and 2-[18F]-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) positron emission tomography paired with computed tomography (PET/CT) are two commonly used imaging modalities in the complicated dia...

    Authors: Dennis Jan Willem Hulsen, Jan Geurts, Jacobus J. Arts, Daan Loeffen, Cristina Mitea and Stefan Adrian Vöö

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:7

    Content type: Original article

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  30. Routinely, there is a visual basis to nuclear medicine reporting: a reporter subjectively places a patient’s condition into one of multiple discrete classes based on what they see. The addition of a quantitati...

    Authors: James C. Ross, Dijana Vilić, Tom Sanderson, Stefan Vöö and John Dickson

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:8

    Content type: Review

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  31. People living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection have twice the risk of atherosclerotic vascular disease compared with non-infected individuals. Inflammation plays a critical role in the develop...

    Authors: Ismaheel O. Lawal, Alfred O. Ankrah, Anton C. Stoltz and Mike M. Sathekge

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:5

    Content type: Review

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  32. Detecting culprit coronary arteries in patients with ischemia using only myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) can be challenging. This study aimed to improve the detection of...

    Authors: Hiroto Yoneyama, Kenichi Nakajima, Junichi Taki, Hiroshi Wakabayashi, Shinro Matsuo, Takahiro Konishi, Koichi Okuda, Takayuki Shibutani, Masahisa Onoguchi and Seigo Kinuya

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:4

    Content type: Original article

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  33. Traditionally, isotope nephrography is considered as the method of choice to assess kidney function parameters in nuclear medicine. We propose a novel approach to determine the split function (SF), mean transi...

    Authors: Barbara K. Geist, Pascal Baltzer, Barbara Fueger, Martina Hamboeck, Thomas Nakuz, Laszlo Papp, Sazan Rasul, Lalith Kumar Shiyam Sundar, Marcus Hacker and Anton Staudenherz

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:3

    Content type: Original article

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  34. It is now about 8 years since the first whole-body integrated PET/MRI has been installed. First, reports on technical characteristics and system performance were published. Early after, reports on the first us...

    Authors: C. Rischpler, S. G. Nekolla, G. Heusch, L. Umutlu, T. Rassaf, P. Heusch, K. Herrmann and F. Nensa

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2019 3:2

    Content type: Review

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  35. The aim of this study was to evaluate primary tumor heterogeneity in patients with FDG-avid non-small cell lung cancer on PET/CT, with a view to optimising prognostic information from the metabolic signature o...

    Authors: N. M. Hughes, T. Mou, K. N. O’Regan, P. Murphy, J. N. O’Sullivan, E. Wolsztynski, J. Huang, M. P. Kennedy, J. F. Eary and F. O’Sullivan

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2018 2:25

    Content type: Original article

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  36. The combination of both functional and morphological information using three-phase bone scintigraphy and tomographic imaging with single photon emission tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT) allows precise...

    Authors: Willm Uwe Kampen, Lidija Antunovic, Andreas M. Luebke, Guido Sauter, Klaus Strobel and Frederic Paycha

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2018 2:29

    Content type: Case report

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  37. To explore quantitative metabolic and microstructural primary tumour parameters at pretreatment FDG-PET/CT and diffusion-weighted-magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) in relation to clinical FIGO stage and outc...

    Authors: Vikram Rao Bollineni, Sigmund Ytre-Hauge, Ankush Gulati, Mari K. Halle, Kathrine Woie, Øyvind Salvesen, Jone Trovik, Camilla Krakstad and Ingfrid S. Haldorsen

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2018 2:24

    Content type: Original article

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  38. Both constrast-enhanced computed tomography (ceCT) and 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (PET) are widely used for evaluation of colorectal cancer. Not infrequently patients undergo both tests, ...

    Authors: Kenneth S. K. Yap, Ojas H. Mehta, Wing Fai Eddie Lau, Tim Akhurst, Satish Warrier, Alexander Heriot and Rodney J. Hicks

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2018 2:28

    Content type: Original article

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  39. A 59 year old patient was referred to our department to detect disease activity related to clinical symptoms of tiredness, weight loss and an elevated serum serotonine, suspicious of a neuro-endocrine tumour. ...

    Authors: Gilles N. Stormezand, Andor W. J. M. Glaudemans, Riemer H. J. A. Slart and Rudi A. J. O. Dierckx

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2018 2:23

    Content type: Case report

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  40. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive and irreversible disease leading to terminal respiratory insufficiency. Fluorodeoxyglucose ([18F]-FDG) PET/CT has been proposed to track the activity of the...

    Authors: A. Castiaux, G. Van Simaeys, S. Goldman and B. Bondue

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2018 2:27

    Content type: Original article

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  41. Single photon emission tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT) combines the strengths of bone scintigraphy and CT and serve as an important alternative to magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in carpal trauma patien...

    Authors: Klaus Strobel, Lidija Antunovic, Wouter van der Bruggen, Gopinath Gnanasegaran, Willm Uwe Kampen, Tim Van den Wyngaert, Edmond Rust, Torsten Kuwert and Frédéric Paycha

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2018 2:21

    Content type: Case report

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  42. Correct primary staging is mandatory for therapy selection and to determine prognosis in prostate cancer patients. Commonly used diagnostic procedures including Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Ima...

    Authors: Maurits Wondergem, Friso M van der Zant, Ton A Roeleveld, Sandra Srbljin, Marina S Kartachova, Annemarie van Dongen, Vera Franken and Remco J J Knol

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2018 2:26

    Content type: Original article

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  43. Breast cancer heterogeneity reflects the complex biology of this disease. Breast cancer subtypes, as identified either by immunohistochemistry (IHC) or by gene expression analysis, present different molecular ...

    Authors: Ioannis Iakovou, Evanthia Giannoula, Areti Gkantaifi, Sofia Levva and Savvas Frangos

    Citation: European Journal of Hybrid Imaging 2018 2:20

    Content type: Review

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