The role of PET-CT in patients with incidental gallbladder cancer.

  title={The role of PET-CT in patients with incidental gallbladder cancer.},
  author={Jean Michel Butte and F. Caracuel Redondo and Enrique Waugh and Manuel F Meneses and Rossana Pruzzo and Hugo Parada and Horacio Amaral and Hern{\'a}n A De La Fuente},
  journal={HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association},
  volume={11 7},
INTRODUCTION After a cholecystectomy, incidental gallbladder cancer (IGC) requires accurate imaging studies to determine the actual extent of the disease to properly tailor subsequent treatment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the utility of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography ((18)FDG PET-CT) to provide optimal pre-treatment staging in patients with IGC. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between January 2006 and August 2008, all patients with IGC and at least… CONTINUE READING