Diagnostic efficacy of PET and PET/CT for recurrent lung cancer: a meta-analysis.

  title={Diagnostic efficacy of PET and PET/CT for recurrent lung cancer: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Yan-qi He and Han-lin Gong and Yi-Fu Deng and Weimin Li},
  journal={Acta radiologica},
  volume={55 3},
BACKGROUND Lung cancer is one of the most common malignant tumors in the world, and is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality. Although there are no conclusive data to support the survival benefits of early detection or early treatment for recurrence, an early and accurate diagnosis of recurrence is critical to optimize therapy. PURPOSE To compare the diagnostic value of positron emission tomography (PET) and positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) using fluorine-18… CONTINUE READING
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