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Imaging of Peritoneal Cavity Carcinoma

  • Panos K. Prassopoulos
  • Nikolaos A. Courcoutsakis
  • Apostolos K. Tentes
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Abstract

The malignant peritoneal neoplasms are much more common than the benign. The secondary tumors are more frequently encountered than the primary ones. Imaging evaluation is important for the diagnosis, estimation of disease extent, and preoperative planning. A thorough analysis of imaging examinations is required, since imaging findings are nonspecific in a considerable number of cases and, additionally, there is an overlapping of imaging findings between primary and secondary malignant peritoneal neoplasms.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Panos K. Prassopoulos
    • 1
  • Nikolaos A. Courcoutsakis
    • 1
  • Apostolos K. Tentes
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Medical ImagingDemocritus University of Thrace, University Hospital of AlexandroupolisAlexandroupolisGreece
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryGeneral Hospital of DidimotichonThraceGreece

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