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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Krüger, S; Pauls, S; Mottaghy, FM; Buck, AK; Schelzig, H; Hombach, V; Reske, SN 
Title:
Integrated FDG PET-CT imaging improves staging in malignant pleural mesothelioma. 
Abstract:
AIM of this study was to investigate, how often TNM staging is changed in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) by the application of integrated PET-CT compared to computed tomography alone and how often these changes are clinically relevant. PATIENTS, METHODS: We studied 17 patients (68 +/- 6 years, 8 women) with MPM. Integrated PET-CT scan and histological confirmation were performed in all patients. RESULTS: Final histological diagnosis confirmed 9 epithelial type, 2 sarcomatoid...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Nuklearmedizin 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
46 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
239-43 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0029-5566 
TUM Institution:
Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik