A case-controlled study of 18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in the detection of pelvic recurrence in previously irradiated rectal cancer patients Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Laparoscopy
  • Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery
  • Rectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • Our preliminary data suggest that FDG-PET is an accurate modality for detecting pelvic recurrence of rectal cancer after full-dose EBRT. Its reliability appears to improve with time, perhaps because of resolution of early postradiation inflammation.

publication date

  • July 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S1072-7515(03)00337-5

PubMed ID

  • 12831920

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 22

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 197

number

  • 1