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Routinely staging gastric cancer with 18F-FDG PET-CT detects additional metastases and predicts early recurrence and death after surgery

Abstract:
Objectives Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography–computed tomography (PET-CT) is typically considered to have minimal yield in gastric cancer, and so is not consistently recommended by international guidelines. However, its yield is considerable in esophageal and junctional cancer, identifying unsuspected metastases and risk-stratifying patients using metabolic nodal stage (mN). We aimed to determine the contemporary utility of routine 18F-FDG PET-CT in gastri... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s00330-018-5904-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Oncology
ORCID:
0000-0001-5786-4086
Antonowicz, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
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Oxford Ludwig Institute
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Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
European Radiology Journal website
Volume:
29
Issue:
5
Pages:
2490–2498
Publication date:
2019-01-14
Acceptance date:
2018-11-22
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EISSN:
1432-1084
ISSN:
0938-7994
Pubs id:
pubs:965736
URN:
uri:18e7c3e6-78cb-4fe9-86e0-8d43de59e9aa
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uuid:18e7c3e6-78cb-4fe9-86e0-8d43de59e9aa
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pubs:965736

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