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Additional benefit of ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxyglucose integrated positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the staging of oesophageal cancer.

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OBJECTIVE: ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG PET) has been shown to improve the accuracy of staging in oesophageal cancer. We assessed the benefit of PET/CT over conventional staging and determined if tumour histology had any significant impact on PET/CT findings. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study, reviewing the results from 200 consecutive patients considered suitable for radical treatment, undergoing routine PET/CT staging comparing the results from CT and endosc...

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10.1007/s00330-010-1943-z

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Gillies, RS More by this author
Middleton, MR More by this author
Maynard, ND More by this author
Bradley, KM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology, Biomedical Research Centre, Experimental Medicine Division
Journal:
European radiology
Volume:
21
Issue:
2
Pages:
274-280
Publication date:
2011-02-05
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EISSN:
1432-1084
ISSN:
0938-7994
URN:
uuid:e5f9524d-e8d2-4759-9ff6-fd2c11b8f8bd
Source identifiers:
119270
Local pid:
pubs:119270

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