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Highlights from 2017: impactful topics published in the Annals of Nuclear Medicine

  • Andrea Farolfi
  • Pietro Ghedini
  • Stefano Fanti
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Abstract

The aim of the review is to highlight articles published in 2017 in the Annals of Nuclear Medicine, an official peer-reviewed journal of the Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine. Among all published manuscripts during the past year, we conducted a subjective selection of the most relevant topics. Fourteen fascinating articles are included in this review, ranging in topic from preclinical to clinical arenas.

Keywords

Review PSMA 18F-FDG 11C-methionine 18F-FBPA Theranostics 

Notes

Funding

The authors received no specific funding for this manuscript.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by the authors.

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corrected publication 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Metropolitan Nuclear MedicineS.Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, University of BolognaBolognaItaly

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