Evaluation of mediastinal lymph nodes using 18F-FDG PET-CT scan and its histopathologic correlation

@inproceedings{Kumar2011EvaluationOM,
  title={Evaluation of mediastinal lymph nodes using 18F-FDG PET-CT scan and its histopathologic correlation},
  author={Arvind Kumar and Roman Dutta and Umashankkar Kannan and Rakesh Kumar and Gopi Chand Khilnani and Siddhartha Datta Gupta},
  booktitle={Annals of thoracic medicine},
  year={2011}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To determine the efficacy of integrated (18)F-fluorodeoxy glucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography ((18)F-FDG PET-CT) in the evaluation and characterization of mediastinal lymph nodes into benign and malignant pathology. METHODS Thirty-five patients with mediastinal lymphadenopathies without primary neoplastic or infective lung pathologies were included in the study. The lymph nodes were detected on contrast-enhanced CT scan of the chest. All patients… CONTINUE READING
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