Is Primary Tumor Metabolic Activity a Risk Factor for Occult Lymph Node Metastasis in T1-2N0M0 Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Patients?

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Yildirim F., Turk M. , Akdemir U. O. , Tastepe A. I. , Yurdakul A. S.

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.27, no.2, pp.71-75, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2016.22
  • Title of Journal : GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.71-75


Objective: In our study we aimed to evaluate the potential risk factors for occult lymph node metastasis with PET-CT in patients with clinically stage I NSCLC.