Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, June 8th, 2003
The study reviewed 370 patients who had been referred for a radiologic examination because they had symptoms or a history of genitourinary disease, said Elaine Caoili, MD, assistant professor of radiology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and lead author of the study. Multidetector CT (MDCT) correctly identified 66 out of 71 total cancers (including 24 of 27 cancers in the upper tracts) found after these patients underwent additional tests and surgery, she said. Some of the detected cancers were...
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