MRI and FDG-PET/CT based assessment of axillary lymph node metastasis in early breast cancer: a meta-analysis.

@article{Liang2017MRIAF,
  title={MRI and FDG-PET/CT based assessment of axillary lymph node metastasis in early breast cancer: a meta-analysis.},
  author={X B Liang and Jing Yu and Bo Wen and Jing-jing Xie and Qi-qi Cai and Qiang Yang},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={72 4},
  pages={295-301}
}
AIM To evaluate the accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and combined 2-[18F]-fluoro-2-deoxy-d-glucose (FDG) positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) for N staging of breast cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS A search for relevant diagnostic studies published between January 2008 and October 2015 was conducted in the MEDLINE and EMBASE databases. The quality of the studies was assessed using Quality Assessment of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies (QUADAS) criteria. Sensitivity… CONTINUE READING
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