Therapy response evaluation in malignant pleural mesothelioma with integrated PET-CT imaging.

@article{Steinert2005TherapyRE,
  title={Therapy response evaluation in malignant pleural mesothelioma with integrated PET-CT imaging.},
  author={Hans C. Steinert and M M Santos Dellea and Cw Burger and Rolf Arno Stahel},
  journal={Lung cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={49 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S33-5
        }
}
maging modalities play an essential role in staging nd therapy response evaluation in patients with alignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). Till now, omputed tomography (CT) is widely used for the iagnosis, staging and monitoring therapeutic reponse in MPM. Key CT findings include unilateral leural effusion, nodular pleural thickening, interobular fissure thickening and tumor invasion of the hest wall, mediastinum or diaphragm. Pulmonary etastases of MPM can be identified by CT as lung odules. CT… CONTINUE READING

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