Use of Computed Tomography and Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography for Staging of Local Extent in Patients With Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

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Frauenfelder, Thomas ; Kestenholz, Peter ; Hunziker, Roger ; Nguyen, Thi Dan Linh ; Fries, Martina ; Veit-Haibach, Patrick ; Husmann, Lars ; Stahel, Rolf ; Weder, Walter ; Opitz, Isabelle (2015)
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-100567, doi: 10.1097/RCT.0000000000000174
  • Subject: Clinic for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology | Clinic for Nuclear Medicine | Clinic for Oncology | Clinic for Thoracic Surgery | 610 Medicine & health

PURPOSE The objective of this study was to determine the diagnostic value of computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET)/CT for staging of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) in patients undergoing induction chemotherapy. METHODS Sixty-two patien... View more
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