Negative Predictive Value of Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in Patients With a Clinical Suspicion of Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreas, 06/20/2011

The negative predictive value of positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography(PET/CT) in pancreatic lesions suggestive of pancreatic cancer was 75%. A negative PET/CT does not exclude pancreatic cancer, and further workup of these PET–negative lesions is warranted.

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