Detection failures in spiral CT screening for lung cancer: analysis of CT findings.

@article{Kakinuma1999DetectionFI,
  title={Detection failures in spiral CT screening for lung cancer: analysis of CT findings.},
  author={Ryutaro Kakinuma and Hironobu Ohmatsu and Masahiro Kaneko and Kenji Eguchi and Tsuguo Naruke and Kyoko Nagai and Yutaka Nishiwaki and Akinobu Suzuki and Noriyuki Moriyama},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={212 1},
  pages={61-6}
}
PURPOSE To clarify the computed tomographic (CT) findings and the progression of minute lung cancers that were missed at initial spiral CT screening but were later detected. MATERIALS AND METHODS The findings from seven patients with lung cancer that was missed at the initial spiral CT screening were reviewed. Retrospective CT findings, time to detection, cell type, and pathologic stage were evaluated. RESULTS Minute lung cancers missed at early spiral CT included a nodule among the shadows… CONTINUE READING

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