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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Buck, AK; Herrmann, K; Stargardt, T; Dechow, T; Krause, BJ; Schreyögg, J 
Title:
Economic evaluation of PET and PET/CT in oncology: evidence and methodologic approaches. 
Abstract:
PET and PET/CT have changed the diagnostic algorithm in oncology. Health care systems worldwide have recently approved reimbursement for PET and PET/CT for staging of non-small cell lung cancer and differential diagnosis of solitary pulmonary nodules because PET and PET/CT have been found to be cost-effective for those uses. Additional indications that are covered by health care systems in the United States and several European countries include staging of gastrointestinal tract cancers, breast...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Nucl Med 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
51 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
401-12 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0161-5505 
TUM Institution:
Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; III. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik