PET or PET/CT for detection of peritoneal carcinomatosis: a meta-analysis.

  title={PET or PET/CT for detection of peritoneal carcinomatosis: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Ming-Che Chang and Jin-hua Chen and Ji-An Liang and Wen-Sheng Huang and Kai-Yuan Cheng and C D Kao},
  journal={Clinical nuclear medicine},
  volume={38 8},
UNLABELLED The present study assessed the diagnostic performances of (18)F-FDG PET or PET/CT in detecting peritoneal carcinomatosis in patients with cancer. METHODS Through a search of MEDLINE (January 1998 to September 2012), an overall weighted average for sensitivity and specificity was calculated using the weighted averages of the sample sizes in each relevant study. Pooled estimates of positive and negative likelihood ratios were calculated using fixed and random effects models… CONTINUE READING
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