The impact of 18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography on the staging and management of primary rectal cancer.

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PURPOSE 18-Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography (FDG PET-CT) has a role in recurrent colorectal cancer. This study was designed to assess the impact of PET-CT on management of primary rectal cancer. METHODS Eighty-three patients with rectal cancer underwent PET-CT scan between 2002 and 2005. Referring physicians… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10350-008-9244-1

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