The additional value of FDG PET imaging for distinguishing N0 or N1 from N2 stage in preoperative staging of non-small cell lung cancer in region where the prevalence of inflammatory lung disease is high


Turkmen C., Sonmezoglu K., Toker A., Yilmazbayhan D., Dilege S., Halac M., et al.

CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE, cilt.32, ss.607-612, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 32 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/rlu.0b013e3180a1ac87
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.607-612

Özet

Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of PET imaging and compare it with the performance of CT in mediastinal and hilar lymph node staging in potentially operable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).