Detection of early gastric cancer using hydro-stomach CT

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 16:30 in Health & Medicine

A research team from South Korea evaluated the difference in diagnostic performance of hydro-stomach computed tomography (CT) to detect early gastric cancer (EGC) between blinded and nonblinded analysis and to assess independent factors affecting visibility of cancer foci. They found that the diagnostic performance of hydrostomach CT to detect an EGC was not significantly different between blinded and nonblinded analysis. The tumor size and invasion depth were independent factors for visibility.

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