Bronchogenic carcinoma staging: CT versus MR imaging. Assessment with surgery.

@article{Laurent1988BronchogenicCS,
  title={Bronchogenic carcinoma staging: CT versus MR imaging. Assessment with surgery.},
  author={François Laurent and James S. Drouillard and F. Dorcier and Jean François Velly and Jean Louis Barat and Ph. Grelet and C. Martigne and Jean Baptiste Tavernier and Louis Couraud},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={1988},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={
          31-6
        }
}
One hundred and twenty patients with bronchogenic carcinoma were prospectively studied by both computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during the 2 weeks preceding thoracotomy or mediastinoscopy. MRI scans included contiguous axial and coronal slices. Results of CT and MRI studies were compared with the surgical and pathological findings on the basis of the TNM classification. Although no significant difference was found between the two imaging methods for the evaluation… CONTINUE READING
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