Epithelial Ovarian Cancer- Staging and Response to Chemotherapy Evaluated by PET/CT(Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography)
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography)compared with contrast-enhanced CT in preoperative evaluation of disease burden in patients with advanced Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC).
Patient is scanned with whole body Fdg PET/CT and contrast-enhanced CT in a row within 3 weeks preoperatively. Findings are compared with intraoperative surgical status evaluated by operator and confirmed with biopsies.
PET/CT, contrance-enhanced CT and surgical status and histopatholocical findings are compared 1 month after surgery
Seija Grénman, MD, PhD
Turku University hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Finland: Ethics Committee