Positron emission tomography/computed tomography for diagnosis of prosthetic valve endocarditis: suggestions to increase diagnostic accuracy

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Feb 4;63(4):378-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.07.107. Epub 2013 Oct 23.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Endocarditis / diagnostic imaging*
  • Female
  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F18*
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis / adverse effects*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Multimodal Imaging / methods*
  • Positron-Emission Tomography*
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections / diagnostic imaging*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

Substances

  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F18