Comparison of DWI and PET/CT in evaluation of lymph node metastasis in uterine cancer.

@article{Kitajima2012ComparisonOD,
  title={Comparison of DWI and PET/CT in evaluation of lymph node metastasis in uterine cancer.},
  author={K. Kitajima and Erena Yamasaki and Yasushi Kaji and Koji Murakami and Kazuro Sugimura},
  journal={World journal of radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={207-14}
}
AIM To investigate diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and positron emission tomography and computed tomography (PET/CT) with IV contrast for the preoperative evaluation of pelvic lymph node (LN) metastasis in uterine cancer. METHODS Twenty-five patients with endometrial or cervical cancer who underwent both DWI and PET/CT before pelvic lymphadenectomy were included in this study. For area specific analysis, LNs were divided into eight regions: both common iliac, external iliac, internal iliac… CONTINUE READING