[Positron emission tomography for detection of lymph node metastases in lung cancer].

@article{Sugio1999PositronET,
  title={[Positron emission tomography for detection of lymph node metastases in lung cancer].},
  author={Kenji Sugio and Masato Sasaki and Koichi Yamazaki and Satoru Kase and Keishi Sugimachi},
  journal={Nihon Geka Gakkai zasshi},
  year={1999},
  volume={100 11},
  pages={718-23}
}
Although radiography, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging are still the methods of choice for the study of lung cancer, they have certain limitations in the evaluation of mediastinal lymph node metastases. Positron emission tomography (PET) with 18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) has recently emerged as a practical and useful imaging… CONTINUE READING