What is the accuracy of Ga-67 scintigraphy for thoracic non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) imaging?

Updated: Mar 05, 2019
  • Author: Ali Nawaz Khan, MBBS, FRCS, FRCP, FRCR; Chief Editor: Eugene C Lin, MD  more...
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Ga-67 scintigraphy has a sensitivity of 85% for high-grade NHL. Sensitivity of 89% has been reported for histiocytic lymphoma. The modality's sensitivity for low-grade NHL is poor. Ga-67 scintigraphy can be used to monitor response to treatment.


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