PET for the evaluation of pleural thickening observed on CT.

  title={PET for the evaluation of pleural thickening observed on CT.},
  author={Henk Kramer and Remge M. Pieterman and D J Slebos and Wim Timens and Willem Vaalburg and Gerard H. Ko{\"e}ter and Harry J. M. Groen},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  volume={45 6},
UNLABELLED Early discrimination between benign and malignant pleural diseases is vital for the treatment and prognosis of a patient. Imaging is traditionally performed with CT or MRI, with an accuracy of 50%-75%. PET has proven to be superior as a diagnostic tool in several malignancies. In this prospective study, PET results in patients with pleural abnormalities on CT were compared with histologic results. METHODS Eligible patients had pleural thickening on CT and were medically fit for… CONTINUE READING
29 Extracted Citations
20 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Citing Papers

Publications influenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 29 extracted citations

Referenced Papers

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 references

Preoperative staging of non-small-cell lung cancer with positron-emission tomography

  • RM Pieterman, JWG Van Putten, JJ Meuzelaar
  • N Engl J Med
  • 2000

Performance of a fully automated and unattended production system of [18F]FDG

  • J Medema, G Luurtsema, H Keizer, SP Tilkema, PH Elsinga, W. Vaalburg
  • J Labelled Compds Radiopharm
  • 1999
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…