Response to Letter on use of functional imaging by 11C-metomidate PET for primary aldosteronism subtyping

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  • 1 Department of Endocrinology, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
  • 2 Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
  • 3 Department of Internal Medicine and Tampere University, Tampere University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, Tampere, Finland
  • 4 Department of clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
  • 5 Centre for Vascular Surgery and Interventional Radiology, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
  • 6 Department of Pathology, University of Helsinki and HUSLAB, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
  • 7 Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, Helsinki Institute of Life Science, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
  • 8 Medical Imaging Center, Radiology, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
  • 9 Abdominal Center, Nephrology, University of Helsinki, and Helsinki University Hospital, and Minerva Institute for Medical Research, Helsinki, Finland
  • 10 Research Program in Systems Oncology (ONCOSYS), University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
  • 11 Endocrine Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
  • 12 Endocrinology, Helsinki University Hospital and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
  • 13 Internal Medicine Outpatient Clinics, Helsinki, Finland
  • 14 G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center and Department of Pharmacology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
  • 15 Research Programs Unit, Clinical and Molecular Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Correspondence should be addressed to N Matikainen; Email: niina.matikainen@fimnet.fi
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