Does FDG-PET add information to EUS and CT in the initial management of esophageal cancer? A prospective single center study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Endosonography
  • Esophageal Neoplasms
  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
  • Positron-Emission Tomography
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • This study shows that the addition of FDG-PET to EUS and CT offers little information to the initial treatment stratification of patients with esophageal cancer. However, in patients with incomplete EUS, FDG-PET may have some clinical utility.

publication date

  • March 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2007.01579.x

PubMed ID

  • 17941963

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 570

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 103

number

  • 3