Utility of preoperative [(18)]F Fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography scanning in high-risk melanoma patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
  • Melanoma
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Skin Neoplasms
  • Tomography, Emission-Computed

abstract

  • PET scanning facilitates the appropriate management of high-risk melanoma patients being considered for operative intervention. PET imaging in addition to CT scanning should be strongly considered before operation in patients at high risk for occult metastatic disease.

publication date

  • April 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/ASO.2006.02.008

PubMed ID

  • 16474909

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 525

end page

  • 32

volume

  • 13

number

  • 4