SUVmax of 18FDG PET/CT as a predictor of high-risk endometrial cancer patients.

@article{Antonsen2013SUVmaxO1,
  title={SUVmax of 18FDG PET/CT as a predictor of high-risk endometrial cancer patients.},
  author={Sofie Leisby Antonsen and Annika Loft and Rune Fisker and Anne Lerberg Nielsen and Erik S\ogaard Andersen and Estrid V. S. H\ogdall and Ann Tabor and Kirsten M. Jochumsen and Carsten Lindberg Fag{\"o}-Olsen and J. N. Asmussen and Anne Kiil Berthelsen and Ib Jarle Christensen and Claus Kim H\ogdall},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={129 2},
  pages={298-303}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate SUVmax in the assessment of endometrial cancer preoperatively with particular focus on myometrial invasion (MI), cervical invasion (CI), FIGO stage, risk-stratification and lymph node metastases (LNM). METHODS A total of 268 women with endometrial cancer or atypical endometrial hyperplasia underwent FDG PET/CT imaging before surgical treatment. SUVmax of the primary tumour was compared with histological prognostic factors. RESULTS SUVmax was significantly higher in… CONTINUE READING
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