The impact of PET/CT imaging performed in the early postoperative period on the management of breast cancer patients


ŞEN F. , Akpinar A. T. , Ogur U., Duman G., TAMGAÇ F. , ALPER E.

NUCLEAR MEDICINE COMMUNICATIONS, vol.34, no.6, pp.571-576, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mnm.0b013e328360d8ec
  • Title of Journal : NUCLEAR MEDICINE COMMUNICATIONS
  • Page Numbers: pp.571-576
  • Keywords: breast cancer, F-18-FDG PET/CT, management, staging, POSITRON-EMISSION-TOMOGRAPHY, FDG-PET/CT, STAGING PROCEDURES, F-18-FDG PET/CT, METASTASES, NODES, IIB

Abstract

Objectives The aim of the study was to evaluate the role of F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose (F-18-FDG) PET/computed tomography (CT) in the early postoperative staging of breast cancer and to document F-18-FDG PET/CT-based stage alterations and any subsequent impact on management.