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

Steinberg, Daniel I.
July 2008
ACP Journal Club;7/15/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 1, p11
Academic Journal
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.


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