Peritoneal metastases: detection with spiral CT in patients with ovarian cancer.

@article{Coakley2002PeritonealMD,
  title={Peritoneal metastases: detection with spiral CT in patients with ovarian cancer.},
  author={Fergus V. Coakley and Patricia H Choi and Christina A Gougoutas and Bhavana Pothuri and Ennapadam S Venkatraman and Dennis Chi and Antonina Bergman and Hedvig Hricak},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={223 2},
  pages={495-9}
}
PURPOSE To determine the accuracy of spiral computed tomography (CT) in the depiction of peritoneal metastases by using surgical findings in patients with ovarian cancer as the standard of reference. MATERIALS AND METHODS Three independent readers reviewed the preoperative CT scans obtained in 64 patients who underwent primary surgery for ovarian cancer. Readers rated the likelihood of peritoneal metastases on a five-point scale and recorded the presence or absence of ascites, parietal… CONTINUE READING