Pulmonary ground-glass opacity (GGO) lesions-large size and a history of lung cancer are risk factors for growth.

@article{Hiramatsu2008PulmonaryGO,
  title={Pulmonary ground-glass opacity (GGO) lesions-large size and a history of lung cancer are risk factors for growth.},
  author={Miyako Hiramatsu and Takuya Inagaki and Tomoya Inagaki and Yoshio Matsui and Yukitoshi Satoh and Sakae Okumura and Yuichi Ishikawa and Etsuo Miyaoka and Ken Nakagawa},
  journal={Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={3 11},
  pages={1245-50}
}
OBJECTIVE Ground-glass opacity (GGO) of the lung is being frequently detected by thin section computed tomography scan. However, the long term management of detected GGO is still unclear. To establish follow-up plans, we performed the clinical and radiological review to identify the factors that are closely associated with GGO growth. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed computed tomography images of 125 GGOs that were stable for 3 months between 1999 and 2006 at the Cancer Institute Hospital… CONTINUE READING