TITLE

2008 - Review: Imaging techniques have similarly high accuracy for diagnosing cancer in solitary pulmonary nodules

AUTHOR(S)
Steinberg, Daniel I.
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;7/15/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study that was conducted by P. Cronin and colleagues on imaging techniques that have high accuracy for diagnosing cancer in solitary pulmonary nodules. Researchers selected contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT), contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging, functional technetium 99m depreotide single-photon emission CT for assessment of solitary pulmonary nodules in more then 10 patients. The reference standard was histologic diagnosis in less then 50% of patients.
ACCESSION #
33742482

 

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