Quantitative sacroiliac scintigraphy for pediatric patients: comparison of two methods


BOZKURT M. F. , KIRATLI P.

ANNALS OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, vol.28, no.3, pp.227-231, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12149-013-0799-0
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.227-231

Abstract

Quantitative bone scintigraphy is a useful method to diagnose sacroiliitis. However, there is significant overlap between healthy and pathological sacroiliac index (SI) values for adult patients, while there are no such sufficient data for children. This study was aimed mainly to assess normal SI values in different age groups of pediatric patients using 2 different quantitative methods.