PET-CT Evaluation of the Pleura and Chest Wall
Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is the most common primary neoplasm of the pleura. It is 1,000 times more common in the population exposed to asbestos. Its incidence has been increasing and is expected to do so until 2020. In Western Europe, 250,000 men are expected to die from MPM by 2030.
KeywordsStandard Uptake Value Mediastinal Lymph Node Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Positron Emission Tomography Compute Tomography Positron Emission Tomography Compute Tomography
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