Detection of neck recurrence in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer: comparison of ultrasound, contrast-enhanced CT and 18F-FDG PET/CT using surgical pathology as a reference standard: (ultrasound vs. CT vs. 18F-FDG PET/CT in recurrent thyroid cancer)

European Radiology, 05/08/2012

Although no significant difference was found among the three techniques, the sensitivity and specificity of ultrasound and CT were higher than those of PET/CT for the evaluation of cervical recurrence in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer.

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