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PURPOSE To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) for preoperative staging of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) using the 1997 TNM (tumor, node, metastasis) classification. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of MDCT in 57 consecutive patients with RCC performed for tumor staging before radical (n = 51)(More)
  • Fahrettin Küçükay, R Sarper Okten, +4 authors Turhan Cumhur
  • 2011
PURPOSE To determine the factors affecting the ability to cross malignant biliary obstructions in percutaneous transhepatic interventions. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this study, 256 patients with 310 obstructive malignant biliary lesions from May 2006 to January 2009 were analyzed retrospectively. All of the patients had undergone percutaneous transhepatic(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the diagnostic accuracy and limitations of 16-slice multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) in the detection of significant ( > 50%) stenosis of coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG) and native coronary arteries. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred two patients with 236 grafts were investigated by 16-slice MDCT. Native coronary(More)
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