Contribution of PET Imaging to the Diagnosis of Septic Embolism in Patients With Pacing Lead Endocarditis
作者: Sana AmraouiGhoufrane TliliManav SohalBenjamin BerteElif HindiéPhilippe RitterSylvain PlouxArnaud DenisNicolas DervalChristopher A. RinaldiCharles CazanavePierre JaisMichel HaissaguerreLaurence BordenavePierre Bordachar
作者单位: 1Université de Bordeaux, Hôpital Haut-Lévêque, Bordeaux, France
2CHU de Bordeaux, Service de Médecine Nucléaire et CIC 1401, Bordeaux, France
3Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
4CHU de Bordeaux, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hôpital Pellegrin, Bordeaux, France
刊名: JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 2016, Vol.9 (3), pp.283-290
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2015.09.014
关键词: FDG PET/CT scanninglead endocarditispacemaker infectionseptic embolispondylodiscitis
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Objectives(#br)The aim of this study was to investigate the role of 18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) scanning in identifying septic embolism in patients with lead endocarditis.(#br)Background(#br)Lead endocarditis may be associated with septic embolism, in which case the administration mode, type, and duration of antibiotic therapy must be adapted. However, diagnosis can be challenging: magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) cannot be performed in the vast majority of patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs). FDG PET/CT scanning has been proposed as a diagnostic tool for suspected CIED infection.(#br)Methods(#br)Thirty-five consecutive patients with lead endocarditis were prospectively studied. FDG PET/CT...
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