Identification of distant metastases with PET-CT in patients with suspected recurrent head and neck cancer.

@article{Gourin2009IdentificationOD,
  title={Identification of distant metastases with PET-CT in patients with suspected recurrent head and neck cancer.},
  author={Christine G Gourin and Tammara L Watts and H. Thomas Williams and Vijay S. Patel and Paul A Bilodeau and Teresa A. Coleman},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2009},
  volume={119 4},
  pages={703-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the utility of positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (PET-CT) in identifying distant metastatic disease in patients with suspected recurrent head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC). STUDY DESIGN Retrospective analysis. METHODS Retrospective analysis of 64 consecutive patients with suspected recurrent HNSCC following definitive treatment who underwent PET-CT imaging were eligible for inclusion. Patients with previous known distant metastatic disease… CONTINUE READING