Senitivity and specifity of the diagnosis of spondylodiscitis in PET/CT

Dieter Woischneck & Norbert Blumstein
Objective: MRI is the diagnostic modality of choice for detecting spondylodiscitis, but often can't be applied because of claustrophobia, pace-maker, metallic implants, patient's intolerance, bad general condition or nephropathia. Aim of this study was to demonstrate the potential of fluorine-18[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]