Journal article

[F-18]DCFPyL PET/CT in detection and localization of recurrent prostate cancer following prostatectomy including low PSA < 0.5 ng/mL

Elisa Perry, Arpit Talwar, Kim Taubman, Michael Ng, Lih-Ming Wong, Russell Booth, Tom R Sutherland

European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging | SPRINGER | Published : 2021

Abstract

PURPOSE: The primary aim of this retrospective multicenter analysis was to assess the performance of PSMA PET/CT using [18F]DCFPyL in the detection and localization of recurrent prostate cancer post radical prostatectomy (RP). Particular reference is given to low PSA groups < 0.5 ng/mL to aid discussion around the inclusion of this group in PSMA guidelines and funding pathways. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of combined PSMA database patients from centers in Australia and New Zealand. Two hundred twenty-two patients presenting with recurrence post RP were stratified into five PSA groups (ng/mL): 0-0.19, 0.2-0.49, 0.5-0.99, 1-1.99, and ≥ 2. Lesions detected by [18F]DCFPyL PET/CT were recorde..

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