Comparison of computed and conventional whole lung tomography in detecting pulmonary nodules: a prospective radiologic-pathologic study.

@article{Schaner1978ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of computed and conventional whole lung tomography in detecting pulmonary nodules: a prospective radiologic-pathologic study.},
  author={E G Schaner and Alfred E. Chang and John L. Doppman and D M Conkle and Melvin Wayne Flye and Saul A. Rosenberg},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1978},
  volume={131 1},
  pages={51-4}
}
Whole lung computed tomography (CT) was performed on 25 patients with clinical diagnoses including osteogenic sarcoma. Ewing's sarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, fibrosarcoma, and melanoma in whom conventional tomography had revealed from one to four parenchymal nodules in one lung deemed resectable for either staging or treatment purposes. Thoracotomy was performed within 3 weeks after conventional and computed whole lung tomography. All palpable nodules were resected, measured at the time of surgery… CONTINUE READING