Repetitive 18F-FDG-PET/CT in patients with large-vessel giant-cell arteritis and controlled disease

Published: 30 August 2017
Author(s): Hubert de Boysson, Nicolas Aide, Eric Liozon, Marc Lambert, Jean-Jacques Parienti, Jacques Monteil, Damien Huglo, Boris Bienvenu, Alain Manrique, Achille Aouba
Issue: August 2017

18F-FDG PET/CT can detect large-vessel involvement in giant-cell arteritis (GCA) with a good sensitivity. In patients with clinically and biologically controlled disease, we aimed to assess how vascular uptakes evolve on repetitive FDG-PET/CT.