Added value of CEA scintigraphy in the detection of recurrence of rectal carcinoma.

PURPOSE To explore the diagnostic value of immunoscintigraphy compared to CT and/or MR imaging in the diagnosis of local recurrence (LR) of rectal cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty-six patients suspected of having LR of rectal cancer were retrospectively studied. Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) scintigraphy findings were compared to CT and/or MR in all… CONTINUE READING