Should we worry about incidental gastrointestinal tract involvement in positron emission tomography/computed tomography as gastroenterologist?


Iliaz R., Cavus B., Yegen G., Alcin G., Gulluoglu M., Karaca C., ...More

ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA, vol.81, no.4, pp.471-475, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 81 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Title of Journal : ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.471-475

Abstract

Background and aim : Positron emission tomography/computed tomography(PET/CT) scans detects benign clinical conditions in addition to malignancy, and this leads to additional investigation and expenditure. The purpose of our study was to assess the endoscopic and histupathologic results of incidental 18F-FDG uptake in the GI tract.