PET-CT accurately predicts the pre-operative characteristics of colorectal hepatic metastases.

@article{Jones2012PETCTAP,
  title={PET-CT accurately predicts the pre-operative characteristics of colorectal hepatic metastases.},
  author={Christina Jones and Stephen A. Badger and Lloyd D McKie and T Diamond and Marc A. Taylor and Tom B Lynch},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={38 12},
  pages={
          1184-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Since 2002, Positron Emission Tomography (PET-CT) has been considered to be an essential pre-operative investigation in the management of colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) in our institution. This study aimed to compare characteristics of hepatic metastases on PET-CT with post-operative histological findings and pathology of the primary tumour. METHODS All patients with CRLM, who underwent surgical intervention from 2002 to 2008, were reviewed. PET-CT and pathology reports of… CONTINUE READING

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