Contemporary imaging modalities for the surveillance of patients with renal cell carcinoma.

@article{Tollefson2007ContemporaryIM,
  title={Contemporary imaging modalities for the surveillance of patients with renal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Matthew K. Tollefson and Naoki Takahashi and Bradley C. Leibovich},
  journal={Current urology reports},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={38-43}
}
In recent years, there have been multiple advances in imaging technologies that have improved the surveillance for recurrence of neoplasms. Multidetector row CT and dynamic contrast enhanced MRI now provide excellent anatomic detail and are beginning to show functional detail as the rapid capture of images following contrast administration improves. Positron emission tomography is emerging as a useful tool in evaluating patients with suspected metastatic disease to the abdomen and bone… CONTINUE READING