How is multidetector CT imaging used in the workup of renal cell carcinoma (RCC)?

Updated: May 21, 2019
  • Author: Kush Sachdeva, MD; Chief Editor: E Jason Abel, MD  more...
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A study by Sauk et al concluded that multidetector CT imaging characteristics may aid in identifying differences at the cytogenic level among patients with clear cell renal cell carcinomas. Imaging features that proved significant included degree of attenuation and presence of calcifications. [22]


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