Published in Cancer Weekly, April 8th, 2003
"The purpose of our study was to evaluate multislice computed tomography (MSCT) in the assessment of patients with clinical, laboratory, and US suspicion of pancreatic neoplasm, and to evaluate resectability status. Forty-six patients with a suspected pancreatic tumor underwent MSCT," researchers in Italy report.
"After a preliminary precontrast survey, a postcontrast scan was performed in the arterial and portal venous phase with the following protocol: 4x1-mm collimation; 1.25 mm and 5 mm slice thickness width, respectively; and 1 mm and 5 mm reconstruction interval. In...
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