Positron emission tomography/computed tomography introduction in the clinical management of patients with suspected recurrence of ovarian cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis.

@article{Mansueto2009PositronET,
  title={Positron emission tomography/computed tomography introduction in the clinical management of patients with suspected recurrence of ovarian cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis.},
  author={Michael Mansueto and Adelmo Grimaldi and Giorgia Mangili and Maria Picchio and Giampiero Giovacchini and Raffaella Vigan{\`o} and Cristina Messa and Ferruccio Fazio},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={612-9}
}
Aim of this study was to evaluate the economic impact of the introduction of positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in the early detection of recurrent ovarian cancer through a cost-effectiveness analysis of different diagnostic strategies. Thirty-two consecutive patients with suspected ovarian cancer recurrence, studied by both contrast enhanced abdominal CT and PET/CT, were retrospectively included in the study. Three different diagnostic strategies were evaluated and… CONTINUE READING
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