Use of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography and Sonication for Detection of Infection After Peripheral Stent Fracture

Circulation. 2014 Jun 10;129(23):2437-9. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.009317.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Echocardiography, Transesophageal / methods
  • Femoral Artery / surgery
  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Multimodal Imaging / methods*
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease / surgery*
  • Positron-Emission Tomography / methods
  • Prosthesis Failure
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections / diagnosis*
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Stents / adverse effects*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures / adverse effects*

Substances

  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F18