Clin Nucl Med 2021 Jan 28. Epub 2021 Jan 28.
From the Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India Nepalgunj Medical College, Nepalgunj, Nepal Department of Nuclear Medicine Department of Pathology Diagnostic Division, Department of Nuclear Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
Aims: The aim of this study was to explore the utility of 18F-FDG PET/CT in the assessment of response to antitubercular treatment (ATT) and identification of treatment endpoint.
Patients And Methods: Forty patients (mean age, 35.3 years; 27 men) with clinically, radiologically, and histopathologically proven joint tuberculosis prospectively underwent clinical, biochemical, and PET/CT evaluation at baseline and after ~6, 12, and 18 months of ATT. Read More