1 (edited by PCL1029 Sat, 17 Aug 2013 20:49:01)

Topic: Locations Where Extrahepatic Metastatsis Go &Early Detection By PET

Hi, everyone,

Below is the link about mets  if you are interest.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18087190

God bless

Please know that my personal opinion is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. If  provided, information are for educational purposes.Consult doctor is a MUST for changing of treatment plans.

Re: Locations Where Extrahepatic Metastatsis Go &Early Detection By PET

This is good info...thank you.

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Re: Locations Where Extrahepatic Metastatsis Go &Early Detection By PET

Thanks for that Percy, a good link.

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Re: Locations Where Extrahepatic Metastatsis Go &Early Detection By PET

thanks, Percy. Seems a good reason to "debulk" tumors even if the resection is not curative...... fewer metastases?

5 (edited by PCL1029 Mon, 19 Aug 2013 19:07:36)

Re: Locations Where Extrahepatic Metastatsis Go &Early Detection By PET

Hi, everyone,
Thanks,
Below is an article talking about the timing of PET scan after RFA ( the same apply to microwave ablation) to check on the ablation result whether is successful or not. For practical purpose, just read the last paragraph will be enough.

http://jnm.snmjournals.org/content/47/8/1235.full

Below is how the lymph flows through the lymph node. The  size of a normal  abdominal lymph node ( not swelling) can be 2mm to 20 mm in length  and can be as long as 10 mm in width .

https://www.google.com/search?q=peripor … jWtem3M%3A

Below is an other article about different types of  lymph nodes; read page 841 and page 842 ,table 1 and 2 , and figure 18 that is more related to the regional lymph nodes in liver cancer to increase the understanding how lymph node diagnosis  in relationship with its size and scan results .

http://bjr.birjournals.org/content/80/958/841.full.pdf

God bless.

Please know that my personal opinion is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. If  provided, information are for educational purposes.Consult doctor is a MUST for changing of treatment plans.

Re: Locations Where Extrahepatic Metastatsis Go &Early Detection By PET

Thanks for these Percy.

Any advice or comments I give are based on personal experiences and knowledge and are my opinions only, they are not to be substituted for professional medical advice. Please seek professional advice from a qualified doctor or medical professional.