High-resolution multidetector CT in the preoperative evaluation of patients with renal cell carcinoma.

@article{Catalano2003HighresolutionMC,
  title={High-resolution multidetector CT in the preoperative evaluation of patients with renal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Carlo Catalano and Francesco M Fraioli and Andrea Laghi and Alessandro Napoli and Federica Pediconi and Massimiliano Danti and Piergiorgio Nardis and Roberto Passariello},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2003},
  volume={180 5},
  pages={1271-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study was to evaluate the accuracy of multidetector CT (MDCT) using a high-resolution protocol in the preoperative assessment of patients with renal cell carcinoma who are possible candidates for nephron-sparing surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty patients with suspected renal cell carcinoma underwent MDCT. Contrast-enhanced acquisitions were obtained during arterial, nephrographic, and urographic phases using a thin-slice protocol. One-millimeter-thick source… CONTINUE READING

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