TITLE

Somatostatin receptor scintigraphy accurately confirms optic nerve sheath meningioma

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;12/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on the effectiveness of somatostatin receptor scintigraphy in conforming clinical diagnoses of optic nerve sheath meningioma. It references a study published in the 2009 issue of "Ophthalmology." Sixty-eight orbits of 61 patients diagnosed with orbital tumors based on clinical examination and tumor imaging with computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) were included in the study.
ACCESSION #
45566935

 

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