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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Dildar Hussain, MBBS [2]

Overview

The indication of MRI in lung cancer is when there is a suspicion of spinal cord canal invasion, Pancoast tumors i.e superior sulcus tumors, and brachial plexus tumors.

Lung Cancer MRI

References

  1. Webb, W R; Gatsonis, C; Zerhouni, E A; Heelan, R T; Glazer, G M; Francis, I R; McNeil, B J (1991). "CT and MR imaging in staging non-small cell bronchogenic carcinoma: report of the Radiologic Diagnostic Oncology Group.". Radiology. 178 (3): 705–713. ISSN 0033-8419. doi:10.1148/radiology.178.3.1847239. 
  2. Hochhegger, B; Marchiori, E; Sedlaczek, O; Irion, K; Heussel, C P; Ley, S; Ley-Zaporozhan, J; Soares Souza, A; Kauczor, H-U (2011). "MRI in lung cancer: a pictorial essay". The British Journal of Radiology. 84 (1003): 661–668. ISSN 0007-1285. doi:10.1259/bjr/24661484. 
  3. Hochhegger B, Marchiori E, Sedlaczek O, Irion K, Heussel CP, Ley S, Ley-Zaporozhan J, Soares Souza A, Kauczor HU (2011). "MRI in lung cancer: a pictorial essay". Br J Radiol. 84 (1003): 661–8. PMC 3473490Freely accessible. PMID 21697415. doi:10.1259/bjr/24661484. 

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