PET/CT bests biopsy in diagnosing lymphoma bone marrow involvement

05/17/2013 | MolecularImaging.net

A study published in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine said 18F-FDG-PET/CT is better than the standard bone marrow biopsy in detecting bone marrow involvement in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. PET/CT identified bone marrow involvement in 32 patients, while biopsy detected bone malignancy in eight patients. PET/CT also showed better performance in terms of sensitivity, predictive value and negative predictive value.

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