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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mnm.0b013e328360d8ec
  • Journal Name: NUCLEAR MEDICINE COMMUNICATIONS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • 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
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

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.