Contemporary imaging of patients with a renal mass: Does size on computed tomography equal pathological size? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Kidney Neoplasms
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • Using contemporary patients, there was a statistically significant overestimation of renal tumour sizes by CT compared with the pathological assessment. However, the overall difference between radiographic and pathological tumour size was 1 mm, suggesting that CT provides an accurate method with which to estimate renal tumour size.

publication date

  • January 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2634853

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2008.07941.x

PubMed ID

  • 18710440

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 24

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 103

number

  • 1