Routine use of positron-emission tomography/computed tomography for staging of primary colorectal cancer: Does it affect clinical management?

@inproceedings{ipe2013RoutineUO,
  title={Routine use of positron-emission tomography/computed tomography for staging of primary colorectal cancer: Does it affect clinical management?},
  author={G{\"o}khan Çipe and Nurhan Ergul and Mustafa Hasbahçeci and Deniz Refia Firat and Suleyman Bozkurt and Naim Memmi and Oğuzhan Karatepe and Mahmut Muslumanoglu},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The use of positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET/CT) for the preoperative staging of patients with colon and rectal cancer has increased steadily over the last decade. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of PET/CT on the preoperative staging and clinical management of patients with colorectal cancer. METHODS Between December 2010 and February 2012, 64 consecutive patients with colorectal cancer were evaluated with both PET/CT scans and conventional… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS