Subcentimeter pulmonary nodules detected in patients with sarcoma Journal Article

Authors: Ginsberg, M. S.; Panicek, D. M.
Article Title: Subcentimeter pulmonary nodules detected in patients with sarcoma
Abstract: Background. Subcentimeter pulmonary nodules are being detected with increasing frequency in patients with sarcoma due to the greater use of chest CT, the advent of helical (spiral) CT scanning and multidetector scanners, and the attendant decrease in image section thickness. Assessing the clinical significance of these pulmonary nodules is of particular importance in sarcoma patients, due to the frequent occurrence of pulmonary metastasis from sarcomas. Purpose. This article reviews the technical advances that have contributed to the increased detection of subcentimeter pulmonary nodules, statistics about subcentimeter pulmonary nodules and options for evaluating such nodules.
Keywords: human tissue; human cell; major clinical study; histopathology; positron emission tomography; sarcoma; lung metastasis; image quality; image reconstruction; lung nodule; helical ct; computed tomography (ct); spiral computer assisted tomography; pulmonary metastasis; human; priority journal; article; pulmonary nodule
Journal Title: Sarcoma
Volume: 4
Issue: 1-2
ISSN: 1357-714X
Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation  
Date Published: 2000-03-01
Start Page: 63
End Page: 66
Language: English
PROVIDER: scopus
PMCID: PMC2408363
PUBMED: 18521437
DOI: 10.1155/S1357714X00000116
Notes: Export Date: 18 November 2015 -- Source: Scopus
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  1. David M Panicek
    117 Panicek
  2. Michelle S Ginsberg
    162 Ginsberg