FDG PET/CT for the detection of bone marrow involvement in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Adams2013FDGPF,
  title={FDG PET/CT for the detection of bone marrow involvement in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Hugo J A Adams and Thomas Christian Kwee and Bart de Keizer and Rob Fijnheer and John M. H. de Klerk and Rutger A J Nievelstein},
  journal={European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging},
  year={2013},
  volume={41},
  pages={565-574}
}
To systematically review and meta-analyse published data on the diagnostic performance of 18F-FDG PET/CT in detecting bone marrow involvement in patients with newly diagnosed diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). PubMed/MEDLINE and Embase were systematically searched for relevant studies. The methodological quality of each study was assessed. Sensitivities and specificities of FDG PET/CT in individual studies were calculated and meta-analysed with a random effects model. A summary receiver… CONTINUE READING