Preoperative F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography maximal standardized uptake value predicts survival after lung cancer resection Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoid Tumor
  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Tomography, Emission-Computed

abstract

  • In surgically managed lung cancer patients, SUV is a predictor of overall survival after resection. The addition of SUV(MAX) to pathologic tumor size identifies a subgroup of patients at highest risk for death as a result of recurrent disease after resection.

publication date

  • December 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2004.11.109

PubMed ID

  • 15310769

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3255

end page

  • 60

volume

  • 22

number

  • 16