Radiological nodule behavior: A critical parameter in the surgical management of pediatric pulmonary metastases


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DİVARCI E. , ARSLAN S., DÖKÜMCÜ Ü. Z. , KANTAR M. , DEMİRAĞ B., ÖNİZ H., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.60, no.4, pp.372-379, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.24953/turkjped.2018.04.003
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.372-379

Abstract

Radiological nodule behavior (RNB) means the course of nodule appearance on consecutive CT scans. In this study, we aimed to discuss the effects of RNB on prognosis of patients with pulmonary metastasis. Retrospective analysis of patients who underwent pulmonary metastasectomy (PM) between 2005-2015 was performed. RNBs were grouped as stable, enlarging or new rising nodules. The effects of RNBs were analyzed on recurrence, 1- and 3-year event free survival (EFS) and mortality.