Both 67Ga and 68Ga-citrates are used to detect a wide spectrum of pathology consisting of various inflammatory,
infectious and malignant conditions. Considering the now widespread availability and constantly
increasing demand for PET/CT studies,68Ga-citrate is gaining ground in clinical settings and the added value of
combined metabolic and anatomical imaging achieved by combining PET with Computed Tomography (CT) to
PET/CT makes 68Ga-citrate particularly promising. Despite the tracer's non-specificity, it has demonstrated potential
especially in the evaluation of various infectious and inflammatory skeletal- and lung conditions.
In this review, we will focus on the indications and lessons learned from 67Ga, and present the current status for
the use of 68Ga-citrate PET/CT in selected inflammation and infectious diseases based on the limited literature
Keywords: Gallium, infection, inflammation, malignant conditions, 68Ga-citrate, Computed Tomography (CT).
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