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PET/CT scan and sub centimetre pulmonary nodule

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Ali Al-Ameri, Puneet Malhotra, Helene Thygesen, Paul K Plant, Sri Vaidyanathan, Shishir Karthik, Andrew Scarsbrook, Matthew E J Callister
OBJECTIVES: Clinical prediction models assess the likelihood of malignancy in pulmonary nodules detected by computed tomography (CT). This study aimed to validate four such models in a UK population of patients with pulmonary nodules. Three models used clinical and CT characteristics to predict risk (Mayo Clinic, Veterans Association, Brock University) with a fourth model (Herder et al. [4]) additionally incorporating (18)Fluorine-Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) avidity on positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT)...
July 2015: Lung Cancer: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
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