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Accuracy and cost-effectiveness of dynamic contrast enhanced computed tomography in the characterisation of solitary pulmonary nodules.
Project title: Accuracy and cost-effectiveness of dynamic contrast enhanced computed tomography in the characterisation of solitary pulmonary nodules.
Call to action: 09/22 09/22 Diagnostic tests and test technologies
Research type: Primary Research
Chief investigator: Professor Fiona Gilbert
Lead Author: Professor Fiona Gilbert
Contractor: University of Southampton
Co-investigators: Dr Ashley Groves, Dr Fat-Wui Poon, Dr James Franklin, Dr James Smart, Dr Jeremy Jones, Dr Wai-Lup Wong, Mr Scott Harris, Professor Andrew Clegg, Professor Anthony Frew, Professor Fergus Gleeson, Professor Fiona Gilbert, Professor Ken Miles.
Started: August 2012 | Status: Published March 2022
This study showed that PET-CT is more accurate but more costly than DCE-CT in characterising solitary pulmonary nodules but found a combination of both improved the accuracy further.
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