Stage T1 non-small cell lung cancer: preoperative mediastinal nodal staging with integrated FDG PET/CT--a prospective study.

@article{Kim2006StageTN,
  title={Stage T1 non-small cell lung cancer: preoperative mediastinal nodal staging with integrated FDG PET/CT--a prospective study.},
  author={B. T. Kim and Kyung Soo Lee and Sung Shine Shim and Joon Young Choi and O Jung Kwon and Hojoong Kim and Young Mog Shim and Jhingook Kim and Seonwoo Kim},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={241 2},
  pages={501-9}
}
PURPOSE To prospectively evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of integrated fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) (PET/CT) for the preoperative diagnosis of mediastinal nodal metastasis in stage T1 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), with surgical and histologic results as reference standards. MATERIALS AND METHODS Institutional review board approval and informed consent were obtained. From June 2003 to February 2005, 150… CONTINUE READING
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