VJ Lowe, JW Fletcher, L Gobar, et al (St Louis Univ; Creighton Univ, Omaha, Neb; Good Samaritan Hosp, Phoenix, Ariz; et al )
Prospective Investigation of Positron Emission Tomography in Lung Nodules.
J Clin Oncol 16: 1075-1084, 1998.
Positron Emission Tomography (PSF) is a promising new technology. The results are excellent with sensitivity of 92% and specificity of 90%. The other promising new technique for evaluation of SPN is by CT chest with contrast enhancement – a sensitivity of 100% and specificity of 77%.