In symptomatic hyperparathyroidism, pre-surgical localization of the suspected site of adenoma is desirable. All widely available techniques may have difficulty in localizing the site. The aim of this study was to determine whether 11C-methionine positron emission tomography (PET) could accurately localize parathyroid adenomas in patients in whom conventional imaging had failed.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Nuclear Medicine Communications|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|