Integrated PET/CT and the dry pleural dissemination of peripheral adenocarcinoma of the lung: diagnostic implications.

@article{Shim2006IntegratedPA,
  title={Integrated PET/CT and the dry pleural dissemination of peripheral adenocarcinoma of the lung: diagnostic implications.},
  author={Sung Shine Shim and Kyung Soo Lee and B. T. Kim and Joon Young Choi and Young Mog Shim and Myung Jin Chung and O Jung Kwon and Eun Jeong Lee},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={70-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to describe retrospectively the CT findings of dry pleural dissemination of peripheral lung adenocarcinoma, and to compare the mutual roles of PET and CT components of integrated PET/CT in the diagnosis of the disease. METHODS The authors analyzed retrospectively the CT findings of pathologically proved dry pleural dissemination in 8 of 172 patients with peripheral adenocarcinoma of the lung. Subsequently, one radiologist and one nuclear medicine physician… CONTINUE READING

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