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Publication Name World Journal of Radiology
Manuscript ID 29571
Country/Territory Italy
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2017-02-27 18:20
ISSN 1949-8470 (online)
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Category Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging
Manuscript Type Editorial
Article Title Evaluation of response to immune checkpoint inhibitors: Is there a role for positron emission tomography?
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Matteo Bauckneht, Roberta Piva, Gianmario Sambuceti, Francesco Grossi and Silvia Morbelli
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Corresponding author Silvia Morbelli, MD, PhD, Nuclear Medicine Unit, IRCCS San Martino-IST, University of Genoa, Largo R. Benzi 10, 16132 Genova, Italy. silviadaniela.morbelli@hsanmartino.it
Keywords Immune checkpoint inhibitors; Positron emission tomography; Computed tomography; 18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose; Non-18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose tracers
Core Tip In the clinical practice, the radiological interpretation of immunotherapy effects represents a huge challenge at single patient level. However, although the computed tomography-based response evaluation for immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICPIs) is feasible thanks to the introduction of immune-related response criteria, very few data are available for the potential role of 18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET). Due to the intrinsic nature of FDG accumulation pathophysiology, it might be central to test the complex and variegated response to ICPIs by means of PET. Finally, PET might offer a new insight into the biology of ICPIs thanks to a growing number of non-invasive immune-diagnostic approaches based on non-FDG tracers.
Publish Date 2017-02-27 18:20
Citation Bauckneht M, Piva R, Sambuceti G, Grossi F, Morbelli S. Evaluation of response to immune checkpoint inhibitors: Is there a role for positron emission tomography? World J Radiol 2017; 9(2): 27-33
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1949-8470/full/v9/i2/27.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.4329/wjr.v9.i2.27
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