Size and Growth Assessment of Pulmonary Nodules: Consequences of the Rounding.

@article{Li2017SizeAG,
  title={Size and Growth Assessment of Pulmonary Nodules: Consequences of the Rounding.},
  author={Kunwei Li and Rowena Yip and Ricardo S. Avila and Claudia I. Henschke and David F. Yankelevitz},
  journal={Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer},
  year={2017},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={
          657-662
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to understand the effect of rounding nodule size measurements on the frequency of positive results in the setting of lung cancer screening. METHODS Four methods for determining nodule size were compared, including rounding each individual length and width measurement and also rounding the overall average. These were applied to the International Early Lung Cancer Action Program database, in which we determined the frequency of a positive result by using… CONTINUE READING
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