A Rational Approach to Tumour Imaging in the Abdomen
Part of the Syllabus book series (SYLLABUS)
Multiple modalities are now available for the investigation of abdominal tumours. It is increasingly important to select the most appropriate investigation based on availability and local expertise. Tests which appear to be very expensive may be the most useful if they prevent unnecessary surgery or expensive chemotherapy. Tumour assessment can be divided into 4 stages:
Response to treatment
Recurrence of disease
KeywordsPositron Emission Tomography Renal Cell Cancer Oesophageal Cancer Tumour Image Adrenal Metastasis
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