Positron emission tomography for the evaluation of metastases in patients with carcinoma of the cervix: a retrospective review.

@article{Kerr2001PositronET,
  title={Positron emission tomography for the evaluation of metastases in patients with carcinoma of the cervix: a retrospective review.},
  author={Isabel Kerr and M F Manji and John E. Powe and Seima Bakheet and Hamad Saleh Al Suhaibani and J Subhi},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2001},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={477-80}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the usefulness of 18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (PET) scanning for the evaluation of metastases (nodal and distant) in patients with carcinoma of the cervix. METHODS A retrospective review was performed of 13 patients with carcinoma of the cervix who had a 18-fluorodeoxyglucose PET scan as part of their workup (10 during initial workup, 3 at time of relapse). Ten patients also underwent a fine needle aspiration (FNA) under… CONTINUE READING