PET imaging of primary mediastinal tumours.

@article{Kubota1996PETIO,
  title={PET imaging of primary mediastinal tumours.},
  author={Kazuo Kubota and Shogo Yamada and Tetsuro Kondo and Kyosuke Yamada and Hiroyuki Fukuda and Takehiko Fujiwara and Masaaki Ito and Tatsuo Ido},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1996},
  volume={73},
  pages={882 - 886}
}
Mediastinal masses include a wide variety of tumours and remain an interesting diagnostic challenge for radiologist. We performed positron emission tomography (PET) studies of primary mediastinal tumours in order to predict the malignancy of these tumours preoperatively. Twenty-two patients with primary mediastinal tumours were studied with PET using 2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-D-glucose (FDG). The histological findings of surgical pathology or biopsy, or mediastinoscopy were compared with those of… CONTINUE READING

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