Routine use of positron-emission tomography/computed tomography for staging of primary colorectal cancer: Does it affect clinical management?


Cipe G., Ergul N., Hasbahceci M., Firat D., BOZKURT S. , MEMMİ N. , ...Daha Fazla

WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, cilt.11, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/1477-7819-11-49
  • Dergi Adı: WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

Özet

Background: The use of positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET/CT) for the preoperative staging of patients with colon and rectal cancer has increased steadily over the last decade. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of PET/CT on the preoperative staging and clinical management of patients with colorectal cancer.