Special Issue "Advances in PET/CT Imaging for Diagnosis in Sarcoidosis"

A special issue of Journal of Imaging (ISSN 2313-433X). This special issue belongs to the section "Medical Imaging".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 September 2023 | Viewed by 113

Special Issue Editor

Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Ultrasound Unit, SS. Annunziata Hospital of Chieti, 66100 Chieti, Italy
Interests: cardiovascular medicine; ultrasound; medical imaging analysis

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues, 

Sarcoidosis represents a granulomatous disease of unknown etiology which can extend virtually to all organs, although lung and intrathoracic lymph nodes are the most affected sites.

The role of imaging techniques such as computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) is well established in such cases: they can detect infiltrates of lung and other sites, inflammation and nodular lesions, or lymphadenopathy.

Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) studies have proven to be useful in detecting active granulomatous disease. The complementary use of CT is also helpful to detect extension of the disease, possible occult lesions or any response to treatment.

Thus, the main objective of this Special Issue is to highlight and summarize the recent advancement of FDG PET/CT in the diagnosis of sarcoidosis.

Authors are invited to submit review and research articles on the diagnostic improvements in this imaging method which could guide physicians in everyday hospital practice.

Dr. Marco Tana
Guest Editor

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