JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/54978
FullText URL 71_2_105.pdf
Author Shinya, Takayoshi| Tanaka, Takashi| Soh, Junichi| Matsushita, Toshi| Sato, Shuhei| Toyooka, Shinichi| Yoshino, Tadashi| Miyoshi, Shinichiro| Kanazawa, Susumu|
Abstract We retrospectively assessed the dual-time-point (DTP) F-18 FDG PET/CT findings of thymic epithelial neoplasms (TENs) and investigated the diagnostic capacity of PET/CT compared to that of CT for predicting carcinoma. We calculated the ratio of the standardized uptake value of the tumor and that of the aortic arch (T/M ratio) for both the 90-min early scan and the 2-h delayed scan in 56 TEN patients. We used a multivariate logistic regression (MLR) analysis to estimate the CT features of carcinoma. We compared the diagnostic capacities of PET/CT and chest CT using receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analyses. The ROC curve revealed that the appropriate cut-off T/M ratio value for the highest accuracy was 2.39 with 75.0% accuracy. The area under the curve (AUC) was 0.855. The statistical analyses for DTP scans of 35 TEN patients demonstrated 74.3% accuracy and 0.838 AUC for the early scan versus 82.9% and 0.825 for the delayed scan. The MLR analysis indicated that mediastinal fat infiltration was a predictor of carcinoma. The ROC curve obtained for the model yielded an AUC of 0.853. Delayed scanning could improve the diagnostic capacity for carcinoma. The T/M ratio and mediastinal fat infiltration are predictive of carcinoma with moderate diagnostic accuracy.
Keywords thymic epithelial neoplasm thymic carcinoma thymoma dual-time-point PET/CT chest CT
Amo Type Original Article
Published Date 2017-04
Publication Title Acta Medica Okayama
Volume volume71
Issue issue2
Publisher Okayama University Medical School
Start Page 105
End Page 112
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
Content Type Journal Article
language 英語
Copyright Holders CopyrightⒸ 2017 by Okayama University Medical School
File Version publisher
Refereed True
PubMed ID 28420891
JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/49669
FullText URL 67_2_105.pdf
Author Alafate, Aierken| Shinya, Takayoshi| Okumura, Yoshihiro| Sato, Shuhei| Hiraki, Takao| Ishii, Hiroaki| Gobara, Hideo| Kato, Katsuya| Fujiwara, Toshiyoshi| Miyoshi, Shinichiro| Kaji, Mitsumasa| Kanazawa, Susumu|
Abstract We retrospectively evaluated the accumulation of fluorodeoxy glucose (FDG) in pulmonary malignancies without local recurrence during 2-year follow-up on positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) after radiofrequency ablation (RFA). Thirty tumors in 25 patients were studied (10 non-small cell lung cancers;20 pulmonary metastatic tumors). PET/CT was performed before RFA, 3 months after RFA, and 6 months after RFA. We assessed the FDG accumulation with the maximum standardized uptake value (SUVmax) compared with the diameters of the lesions. The SUVmax had a decreasing tendency in the first 6 months and, at 6 months post-ablation, FDG accumulation was less affected by inflammatory changes than at 3 months post-RFA. The diameter of the ablated lesion exceeded that of the initial tumor at 3 months post-RFA and shrank to pre-ablation dimensions by 6 months post-RFA. SUVmax was more reliable than the size measurements by CT in the first 6 months after RFA, and PET/CT at 6 months post-RFA may be more appropriate for the assessment of FDG accumulation than that at 3 months post-RFA.
Keywords fluorodeoxy glucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) standardized uptake value (SUV) radiofrequency ablation (RFA) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Amo Type Original Article
Published Date 2013-04
Publication Title Acta Medica Okayama
Volume volume67
Issue issue2
Publisher Okayama University Medical School
Start Page 105
End Page 112
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
Content Type Journal Article
language 英語
Copyright Holders CopyrightⒸ 2013 by Okayama University Medical School
File Version publisher
Refereed True
PubMed ID 23603927
Web of Sience KeyUT 000317801700005
Related Url http://ousar.lib.okayama-u.ac.jp/metadata/50688