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An uncommon reason for weight loss

Conference Paper/Poster - May 30, 2018

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Wassmer P (2018). An uncommon reason for weight loss.
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Conference Paper/Poster (English)
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SGAIM Fr├╝hjahrskongress 2018 (Basel)
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May 30, 2018
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137
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Late infection (>4months since implantation) of vascular grafts often presents with unspecific symptoms and without raise of inflammatory markers. If there is a suspicion without radiologic correlation in MRI or CT, PET-CT may unveil the diagnosis with high sensitivity and specificity (98%, 75.6%).