Preliminary Comparison of PET/CT Studies Performed After Intravenous and Oral Administration of 18F-Fluoride.

A 78-year-old man with prostate cancer was referred for F-NaF PET/CT for assessing bone metastases. An F-NaF PET/CT study was performed after the intravenous administration of the radiopharmaceutical.

Five days later, a second study was done after oral administration of the radiopharmaceutical as part of a research protocol.

Clinical nuclear medicine. 2015 Nov 06 [Epub ahead of print]

Samara Riguete Zacchi, Rômulo Hermeto Bueno do Vale, Paulo Schiavom Duarte, Marcelo Tatit Sapienza, Carlos Alberto Buchpiguel

From the Division of Nuclear Medicine, São Paulo Cancer Institute (ICESP), São Paulo, Brazil.