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Detection rate of FNA cytology in medullary thyroid carcinoma: a meta‐analysis
The early detection of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) can improve patient prognosis, because histological stage and patient age at diagnosis are highly relevant prognostic factors. As aExpand
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Sentinel node biopsy for lymph nodal staging of uterine cervix cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the pertinent literature.
BACKGROUND We reviewed the available literature on the accuracy of sentinel node mapping in the lymph nodal staging of uterine cervical cancers. METHODS MEDLINE and Scopus were searched by usingExpand
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Accuracy of 18-F-FDG PET imaging in the follow up of endometrial cancer patients: systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature.
OBJECTIVES We reviewed the available literature on the accuracy of 18-F-FDG PET imaging in the follow up of the endometrial cancer patients and presented the results in systematic review andExpand
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Efficacy of Different Protocols of Radioiodine Therapy for Treatment of Toxic Nodular Goiter: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Literature
Context: To evaluate treatment success and hypothyroidism following main methods of radioiodine therapy of toxic nodular goiter (TNG); calculated versus fixed dose and high versus low dose ofExpand
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Prevalence and malignancy risk of focal colorectal incidental uptake detected by 18F-FDG-PET or PET/CT: a meta-analysis
Abstract Background. The aim of the study was to meta-analyze published data about prevalence and malignancy risk of focal colorectal incidentalomas (FCIs) detected by Fluorine-18-FluorodeoxyglucoseExpand
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Diagnostic role of radiolabelled choline PET or PET/CT in hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The role of fluorine-18-fluorodeoxygluose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (18F-FDG PET/CT) in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has not been firmly established yet and its sensitivityExpand
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Diagnostic Performance of Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography Using Fluorine-18 Fluorodeoxyglucose in Detecting Locoregional Nodal Involvement in Patients with Anal Canal Cancer: A
Purpose. The diagnostic performance of positron emission tomography using 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG-PET) in detecting nodal involvement in patients with anal canal cancer (ACC) has beenExpand
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Comparison Between Impact Factor, Eigenfactor Metrics, and SCimago Journal Rank Indicator of Pediatric Neurology Journals
Background: Impact Factor (IF) as a major journal quality indicator has a series of shortcomings including effect of self-citation, review articles, total number of articles, etc. In this study, weExpand
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Diagnostic Performance of Fluorine 18 Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography Imaging for Detection of Primary Lesion and Staging of Endometrial Cancer Patients: Systematic Review and
Objectives Fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (18F-FDG PET) imaging has been used for staging of endometrial cancer. In the current study, we systematically searched theExpand
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Relationship between prostate-specific antigen kinetics and detection rate of radiolabelled choline PET/CT in restaging prostate cancer patients: a meta-analysis
Abstract Background: The aim of the article was to systematically review published data about the relationship between prostate-specific antigen (PSA) kinetics, including PSA doubling time (PSAdt)Expand
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