Imaging in staging of malignant lymphoma: a systematic review.

  title={Imaging in staging of malignant lymphoma: a systematic review.},
  author={Thomas Christian Kwee and Robert M Kwee and Rutger A J Nievelstein},
  volume={111 2},
Computed tomography (CT) is currently the most commonly used means for staging malignant lymphoma. 18F-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET), FDG-PET/CT fusion, and whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (WB-MRI) are potential alternatives. The purpose of this study was to systematically review published data on the diagnostic performance of CT, FDG-PET, FDG-PET/CT fusion, and WB-MRI in staging of malignant lymphoma. In addition, technical aspects, procedures, advantages… CONTINUE READING