Clinical usefulness of fused PET/CT compared with PET alone or CT alone in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients.

@article{Chen2006ClinicalUO,
  title={Clinical usefulness of fused PET/CT compared with PET alone or CT alone in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients.},
  author={Yen-Kung Chen and Chen-Tau Su and Hueisch-Jy Ding and K K Chi and Ji-An Liang and Y Y Shen and Liang-Kung Chen and Chia-Lu Yeh and Alfred C. Liao and C D Kao},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 2B},
  pages={1471-7}
}
UNLABELLED The diagnostic accuracy of fused positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) was compared with CT alone and PET alone in the staging and re-staging of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Eighty-six fluorine-18-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) PET/CT studies were retrospectively performed in 70 patients with NPC, 20 patients for primary tumor staging and 50 patients for re-staging after treatment. Each lesion was analyzed visually and assigned… CONTINUE READING
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