[Mediastinal CT-staging of bronchial carcinomas].

  title={[Mediastinal CT-staging of bronchial carcinomas].},
  author={Petr H{\'a}jek and Herwig Imhof and Wolfgang Kumpan and Markus Schratter and Heinrich Klech and Erik Moritz},
  journal={RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin},
  volume={142 1},
Forty-three patients with proven bronchogenic carcinoma were evaluated with computed tomography (CT) to search for mediastinal and broncho-pulmonary nodal metastases. Definitive staging was achieved by thoracotomy (34 patients) and mediastinoscopy or transbronchial nodal sampling (9 patients). Three parameters of lymph node appearance on CT were studied to… CONTINUE READING