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SCI-SSCI or SCI Expanded Articles

  • Tumor characteristics of lung cancer in predicting axillary lymph node metastases. (December 2018)
  • The Clinical Significance of Incidental Parotid Uptake in a PET/CT Study: A Diagnostic Algorithm (December 2018)
  • Pre-therapy Iodine-131 Uptake Value as a Prediction Method for Metastatic Lymph Node Status in Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma (November 2017)
  • Follicular morphological characteristics may be associated with invasion in follicular thyroid neoplasms with papillary-like nuclear features. (August 2017)
  • Relationship between lymphovascular invasion and clinicopathological features of papillary thyroid carcinoma (May 2017)
  • Comparison of clinicopathological features in incidental and nonincidental papillary thyroid carcinomas in 308 patients (January 2017)
  • Clinically Undetectable Occult Thyroid Papillary Carcinoma Presenting with Cervical Lymph Node Metastasis (January 2016)
  • .F. ÜSTÜN, I. KUTLUBAY, G. ALTUN, Clinical Features of Labeled Leukocyte Scintigraphy A Reistry Study, Q J nucl Med, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 15-, 2016.
  • .G. ALTUN, B. S. DIRLIK, F. ÜSTÜN, G. ALTUN, Skeletal trauma and torture detection with 18F FDG PET CT, J Nucl Med, vol. 4, no. Supp2, pp. 118-, 2016.
  • .N. CAN, S. AYTÜRK, M. ÇELIK, A. Y. SEZER, F. ÖZYILMAZ, E. TASTEKIN, N. SÜT, F. ÜSTÜN, B. B. YILMAZ, F. P. ÖZ, S. GÜLDIKEN, Histological perspective on the effects of tumor-associated macrophages in the tumor microenvironment surrounding papillary thyroid carcinoma., Pol J Pathol, vol. 67, no. 4, pp. 332-344, 2016.

International Articles

  • Recurrent Merkel cellcarcinoma of the gluteal region: A case report. (December 2018)
  • Synchronous and antecedent malignancies in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (February 2018)
  • (18)F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography Findings of Pancreatic Hemangiopericytoma. (September 2017)
  • A. Benign and Malignant Thyroid Gland Diseases in the Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism. (April 2017)
  • Liver Metastasis of Lung Cancer Detected with Similar Uptake Pattern on Bone Scintigraphy and Fluorine-18 Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography: What's the Pathophysiologic Mechanism? (April 2017)
  • Liver Metastasis of lung cancer detected with similar uptake pattern on bone scintigraphy and 18F-FDG PET/CT: What’s the pathophysiologic mechanism? (March 2016)
  • .F. ÜSTÜN, S. AKSOY, B. S. DIRLIK, G. ALTUN, Liver Metastasis of lung cancer detected with similar uptake pattern on bone scintigraphy and 18F FDG PET CT What s the pathophysiologic mechanism, World Journal of Nuclear Medicine, vol. 18, pp. 161-, 2016.
  • Pleuroperitoneal Leak Complicating Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis: A Case Report
  • Synchronous and antecedent malignancies in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma

International Conference Proceedings

  • 68Ga-PSMA PET/CT Interobserver Agreement: Preliminary Results of a Lesion Based and Subregional Comparison Study (October 2018)
  • The contribution of SPECT/CT to the patient, case report. (April 2018)
  • Gallium-68 PSMA uptake in calvarial osseous cavernous haemangioma. (April 2018)
  • Comparison between three different programs for assessment of LV function by gated spect parameters (May 2017)
  • Clinical and histopathologic characteristics of thyroid cancer in the patients with acromegaly. (May 2017)
  • A rare case with acromegaly: increased hypophyseal FDG uptake in PET/CT performed for lung cancer staging. (May 2017)
  • A rare case: intrathymic parathyroid adenoma. (May 2017)
  • A rare case: non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia with adrenal insufficiency. (May 2017)
  • Co-occurrence of papillary and follicular thyroid carcinoma in a patient (May 2017)
  • A rare case: papillary thyroid carcinoma in the ectopic thyroid. (May 2017)
  • Thyroid papillary carcinoma in the patients with resistance to thyroid hormone (May 2017)
  • A case report: co-occurence of medullary thyroid carcinoma and papillary thyroid carcinoma. (May 2017)
  • Complementary thyroidectomy in papillary thyroid cancer. (May 2017)
  • Insulin resistance and BRAFV600E mutation in the patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma. (May 2017)
  • The relationship between extrathyroidal extension and BRAFV600E mutation in papillary thyroid cancer. (May 2017)
  • Hyalinizing trabecular tumor of the thyroid gland. (May 2017)
  • Case with metastatic lung cancer who developed adrenal insufficiency. (May 2017)
  • Confusing Appearance at F-18 FDG, A Wegener Granülomatosis Case Study. (December 2016)
  • Clinical Features of Labeled Leukocyte Scintigraphy. A Reistry Study. (December 2016)
  • Accidental FDG uptake of Prostate: Relation with PSA levels and Pathologic Evaluation, Preliminary results. (October 2016)
  • Skeletal trauma and torture detection with 18F-FDG PET/CT. (June 2016)
  • The normalization of negative T waves (TWN) on infarct-related ECG leads (IRLs) in the chronic phase of Q wave anterior MI could be a predictor of residual viability: Imaging study dual isotopes MIBI/Tl-201 SPECT or MIBI SPECT/FDG PET-CT. (June 2016)
  • Transient amenorrhea: a very rare complication of radioactive iodine ablation therapy for papillary thyroid carcinoma (May 2016)
  • A rare case: co-occurrence of aplastic anemia and high-risk thyroid papillary carcinoma (May 2016)
  • A rare presentation of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma: spontaneous intrathyroidal hemorrhage (May 2016)
  • Coexisting papillary thyroid carcinoma and renal cell carcinoma: 4 cases. (May 2016)
  • Benign and malignant thyroid gland diseases in the patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. (May 2016)
  • Is β2-microglobulin a specific marker of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma? (May 2016)

International Conferences and Symposiums

  • The Diagnostic Value of Ga-68 PSMA in Determination of Biochemical Recurrence Focus in the Cases of Prostate Cancer that Received Radiation Therapy as Primer Because They are not Suitable For Operation. (April 2018)
  • The value of Tc99m pertechnetate thyroid scintigraphy in the diagnosis of hyperthyroidism: I-131 RIU uptake test is indispensable to determine the aetiology of hyperthyroidism. (April 2018)

National Articles

  • Occasional Discussions in Pediatric Nuclear Medicine: Lung Scintigraphy, Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy and Lymphoscintigraphy. (January 2017)
  • .B. B. YILMAZ, M. ÇELIK, S. GÜLDIKEN, S. AYTÜRK, F. ÜSTÜN, Metimazol Tedavisine Bagli Serum Kretin Kinaz Yüksekligi, Causapedia, -TÜRKIYE, 1, 2016.
  • .A. ERGÜLEN, F. ÜSTÜN, G. ALTUN, N. Ö. YIGITBASI, Yüksek Doz I 131 Tedavisi Uygulayan Nükleer Tip Personelinin Doz Maruziyetinin Belirlenmesi, Nükleer Tip Seminerleri, vol. 2, no. supp, pp. 78-, -TÜRKIYE, 4, 2016.
  • .N. CAN, S. AYTÜRK, E. TASTEKIN, A. Y. SEZER, M. ÇELIK, F. P. ÖZ, U. USTA, S. GÜLDIKEN, F. ÜSTÜN, B. B. YILMAZ, N. SARiKAS, Bethesda Kategori ÖBA/ÖBFL için Malignite Oranlari: Tek Merkez Deneyimi., Acta Oncologica Turcica, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 158-163, 2016.

National Conference Proceedings

  • .B. S. DIRLIK, F. ÜSTÜN, G. ALTUN, Merkel Hücreli Karsinom Olgusunda F-18 FDG PET/BT Görüntülemesi., 28. Ulusal Nükleer Tip Kongresi, Izmir, vol. 2, pp. 53-, -TÜRKIYE.
  • .A. ERGÜLEN, F. ÜSTÜN, G. ALTUN, N. Ö. YIGITBASI, Yüksek Doz I-131 Tedavisi Uygulayan Nükleer Tip Personelinin Doz Maruziyetinin Belirlenmesi., 28. Ulusal Nükleer Tip Kongresi, 6-10 Nisan 2016, Izmir, vol. 2, pp. 78-, -TÜRKIYE.
  • .F. ÜSTÜN, S. Y. SALIHOGLU, T. EREN, G. ALTUN, Pediatrik Olgularda Lenfödem Tanisinda Lenfosintigrafinin Yeri., 28. Ulusal Nükleer Tip Kongresi, 6-10 Nisan 2016, Izmir, vol. 2, pp. 111-, -TÜRKIYE.


  • Salivary function in patients with chronic renal failure undergoing hemodialysis.
  • The incidence of recurrence and hypothyroidism after radioiodine treatment in patients with hyperthyroidism in Trakya, a mild iodine deficiency area, during the period 1991-2003.
  • Histopathological and scintigraphic comparisons of the protective effects of L-carnitine and amifostine against radiation-induced late renal toxicity in rats
  • Tc-99m Sestamibi cavitiy/myocardium count ratio in the detection of left ventricular hypertrophy.
  • A New Imaging Modality in Detection of Caustic Oesophageal Injury: Technetium-99m Pyrophosphate Scintigraphy.