Study touts noncontrast CT with PET for melanoma staging

08/13/2009 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

A study on patients with metastatic melanoma found that using PET with noncontrast CT in diagnosing the disease resulted in slightly lower sensitivity compared with using contrast-enhanced CT with PET. The researchers, however, recommend noncontrast CT with PET in disease staging because it reduces patients' radiation exposure and shortens the duration of scans.

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