Positron emission tomography predicts survival in malignant pleural mesothelioma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Mesothelioma
  • Pleural Neoplasms
  • Positron-Emission Tomography

abstract

  • Standard uptake value greater than 10, mixed histology, and stages III and IV are poor risk factors in malignant pleural mesothelioma. These findings suggest that fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography can be used to stratify patients for treatment and clinical trials.

publication date

  • October 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2006.03.068

PubMed ID

  • 17000285

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 763

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 132

number

  • 4