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Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy with 177Lu-DOTATATE in a Case of Concurrent Neuroendocrine Tumors and Meningioma: Achieving Two Things in a Single Action


  • Majid Assadi
  • Seyed Javad Rekabpour
  • Abdullatif Amini
  • Habibollah Dadgar
  • Reza Nemati
  • Ali Gholamrezanezhad
  • Iraj Nabipour
  • Esmail Jafari
  • Hojjat Ahmadzadehfar

Received Date: 10.08.2019 Accepted Date: 14.04.2020 Mol Imaging Radionucl Ther 2021;30(2):107-109 PMID: 34082512

We present a partial response of peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) with 177Lu-DOTATATE in a case of concurrent neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and meningioma. In addition to the valuable role of PRRT in inoperable NETs, it has been demonstrated that this treatment can be a promising therapy for progressive meningioma, especially in patients with low grade and refractory to standard regime.

Keywords: 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/MRI, PRRT, neuroendocrine tumor, 18F-FDG-PET/CT


Informed Consent: Written informed consent of the patient was obtained from the patient.

Peer-review: Externally peer-reviewed.

Authorship Contributions

Surgical and Medical Practices: M.A., S.J.R., A.A., H.D., R.N., I.N., E.J., H.A., Concept: M.A., A.G., H.A., Design: M.A., E.J., Data Collection or Processing: M.A., E.J., H.D., Analysis or Interpretation: M.A., E.J., H.D., R.N., Literature Search: M.A., E.J., Writing: M.A., E.J., H.A.

Conflict of Interest: No conflict of interest was declared by the authors.

Financial Disclosure: The authors declared that this study received no financial support.


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