18F-Fluoro-Etyhl-Tyrosine positron emission tomography for grading and estimation of prognosis in patients with intracranial gliomas

Jens Gempt, Stefanie Hüttinger, Yu-Mi Ryang, Karine Sahakyan, Patrick Peschke, Bernhard Meyer & Florian Ringel
Objective: Gliomas account for 30%-50% of all brain tumors. Histopathological examination is the standard for grading and determination of diagnosis in intrinsic brain tumors. The possibility of malignization and tumor heterogenity always bears the possibility of tumor undergrading or misjudgment[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]