Pre-operative TNM staging of primary colorectal cancer by (18)F-FDG PET-CT or PET: a meta-analysis including 2283 patients.

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The aim of the present study was to perform a meta-analysis to assess the diagnostic value of fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose ((18)F-FDG) PET-CT/PET in the pre-operative evaluation of TNM staging in patients with primary colorectal cancer (CRC). The Medline, Embase and Web of Knowledge were searched for studies assessing the diagnostic value of (18)F-FDG PET… (More)

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@article{Ye2015PreoperativeTS, title={Pre-operative TNM staging of primary colorectal cancer by (18)F-FDG PET-CT or PET: a meta-analysis including 2283 patients.}, author={Yan-wei Ye and Tao Liu and Lisha Lu and Guojun Wang and Min Wang and Jingjing Li and Chao Han and Jianguo Wen}, journal={International journal of clinical and experimental medicine}, year={2015}, volume={8 11}, pages={21773-85} }