[Application of ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in preoperative assessment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma].

@article{Gu2012ApplicationO,
  title={[Application of ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in preoperative assessment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma].},
  author={Xin-jin Gu and Bao-fu Wang and Rong Liu},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi},
  year={2012},
  volume={92 20},
  pages={1409-12}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the value of positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in the preoperative assessment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HC). METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed for 32 HC patients. There were 14 females and 18 males with a mean age of 56 years old. All cases were confirmed by surgery, pathology or other diagnostic modalities. ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET/CT was performed preoperatively in all patients. The images were interpreted and compared… CONTINUE READING

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