FDG/PET and spiral CT image fusion for medistinal lymph node assessment of non-small cell lung cancer patients.


BACKGROUND To assess the potential usefulness of 18F-FDG/PET and spiral-CT images concurrent assessment and coregistration in staging mediastinal lymph node involvement in patients with non small cell lung cancer. METHODS 28 patients waiting to undergo surgical treatment underwent spiral-CT and PET examinations on the same day. The results of the two… (More)