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염증성 장질환 진단에 있어서 Positron Emission Tomography-computed Tomography의 임상적 유용성

Authors
 류성호 ; 천재희 ; 김원호 ; 김태일 ; 홍성필 ; 전승민 ; 이진하 ; 정윤숙 허현미 ; 윤진영 ; 김보경 ; 김진영 ; 강원준 
Citation
 Intestinal research, Vol.9(2) : 97~104, 2011 
Journal Title
 Intestinal research 
ISSN
 1598-9100 
Issue Date
2011
Abstract
Background/Aims: Positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) is a nuclear imaging technique that provides noninvasive, three dimensional, quantitative images. Recently, PET-CT has been shown to be valuable in assessing patients with inflammatory diseases; however, the clinical utility of PET-CT in the evaluation of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has not been defined. Thus, the aim of this study was to determine the clinical utility of PET-CT in the evaluation of IBD. Methods: Between November 2006 and September 2010, clinical, endoscopic, and radiological data on 14 patients (6 males and 8 females: age range, 33-79 years) with suspected IBD were collected. The standard work-up method for a definite diagnosis of IBD included ileocolonoscopy. Results: The 14 patients were divided into the following five groups: ulcerative colitis (n=4, 29%), intestinal Behcet’s disease (n=3, 21%), intestinal tuberculosis (n=2, 14%), malignancy (n=2, 14%), and no abnormal findings with colonoscopy (n=3, 21%). A PET-CT based-diagnosis of IBD correlated with a colonoscopic diagnosis in nine cases (64.3%), but the matching ratio of the distribution of lesions between PET-CT findings and colonoscopic findings was only 18.1% (2/11). Conclusions: The utility of PET-CT in the diagnosis of IBD requires further evaluation.
URI
http://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/93713
DOI
10.5217/ir.2011.9.2.97
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1. 연구논문 > 1. College of Medicine > Dept. of Internal Medicine
1. 연구논문 > 1. College of Medicine > Dept. of Nuclear Medicine
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