Guidelines/Publications

Presentations:

4th Annual KSNMMI Conference, Kuwait, 16.03-18.03.2014: At the KSNMMI (Kuwait Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) Conference G. Testanera, Chair of the EANM Technologists Committee, gave a presentation on the EARL FDG-PET/CT Accreditation Programme: Imaging standards for clinical studies

EANM´13, Lyon, France, 19.10-23.10.2013: R. Boellaard gave two presentations within the "EARL Session": 
Part 1: The EARL FDG-PET/CT Accreditation Programme & Guideline Developments: Results of more than 65 Successfully Accredited Sites and Future Perspectives
Part 2: The EARL FDG-PET/CT Accreditation Programme – Easily implemented and performed  

 

Publications:

Lamare F. Standardization in PET/CT Imaging Using EARL FDG-PET/CT Accreditation. Article published in GEHC MI Clarity Magazine; October 2013

Ettinger S on behalf of the EARL Scientific Advisory Board. High quality is no coincidence. It is our commitment! Article published in GEHC MI Clarity Magazine; October 2013

Boellaard R, Hristova I, Ettinger S, Sera T, Stroobants S, Chiti A, Bauer A, Tatsch K, Verzijlbergen F, Oyen W. EARL FDG-PET/CT accreditation program: Feasibility, overview and results of first 55 successfully accredited sites. J Nucl Med 2013; 54 (Suppl. 2): 2052 Abstract (PW) Poster

Boellaard R, Hristova I, Ettinger S, Stroobants S, Chiti A, Bauer A, Tatsch K, Bourguet P, Bean J, Oyen W. Initial experience with the EANM accreditation procedure of FDG PET/CT devices. Eur. J. Cancer 2011; 47 (Suppl. 4):S8 Abstract (OP) Poster

 

Guidelines:

Boellaard R, Willemsen AT, Arends B, Visser EP. EARL procedure for assessing PET/CT system specific patient FDG activity preparations for quantitative FDG PET/CT studies. Date: April 2013

Boellaard R, O’Doherty MJ, Weber WA, Mottaghy FM, Lonsdale MN, Stroobants SG, Oyen WJG, Kotzerke J, Hoekstra OS, Pruim J, Marsden PK, Tatsch K, Hoekstra CJ, Visser EP, Arends B, Verzijlbergen FJ, Zijlstra JM, Comans EFI, Lammertsma AA, Paans AM, Willemsen AT, Beyer T, Bockisch A, Schaefer-Prokop C, Delbeke D, Baum RP, Chiti A, Krause BJ. FDG PET and PET/CT: EANM procedure guidelines for tumour PET imaging: version 1.0. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2010; 37(1):181-200

 


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