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Integrated positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) with 2-[fluorine-18] fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) is now established in the management of oncology patients. With increasing availability and a constantly advancing body of evidence, the role of FDG PET/CT in oesophageal cancer is set to expand to include initial staging, assessment of disease response, therapy planning, and detection of disease recurrence. This article reviews the utility of FDG PET/CT in the management of oesophageal carcinoma, discussing its role and limitations in the imaging of these patients.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.crad.2008.05.010

Type

Journal article

Journal

Clin Radiol

Publication Date

12/2008

Volume

63

Pages

1297 - 1309

Keywords

Carcinoma, Esophageal Neoplasms, Female, Fluorodeoxyglucose F18, Humans, Male, Neoplasm Invasiveness, Neoplasm Staging, Positron-Emission Tomography, Radiopharmaceuticals, Tomography, Emission-Computed, Whole Body Imaging