Published in Cancer Weekly, July 19th, 2005
"We hypothesized that the high-quality images from MDCT would lead to improved sensitivity and specificity for predicting resectable pancreatic head adenocarcinoma, thus diminishing the value of staging laparoscopy. Forty four consecutive patients underwent thin-section dual-phase MDCT to stage their tumor, followed by an attempted pancreaticoduodenectomy," investigators in the United States reported.
"Four radiologists who were blinded to the operative outcome reviewed the scans and graded the...
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