FDG positron emission tomography for evaluating esophageal cancer

BlueCross BlueShield Association
Record ID 32003000722
Authors' objectives:

This Assessment reviews evidence on the use of FDG positron emission tomography (PET) imaging in esophageal cancer and focuses on three specific clinical settings: (1) initial detection of primary tumors; (2) staging; and (3) evaluating response to treatment.

Authors' methods: Systematic review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2002
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Tomography, Emission-Computed
  • Esophageal Neoplasms
Organisation Name: BlueCross BlueShield Association
Contact Address: BlueCross BlueShield Association, Technology Evaluation Center, 225 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tel: 888 832 4321
Contact Name: tec@bcbsa.com
Contact Email: tec@bcbsa.com
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