Analysis about X-ray and CT images of pleural mesothelioma case of death; examination about 2003 mesothelioma case of death 878 examples

Katsuya Kato, Susumu Kanazawa, T. Kishimoto, K. Genba, K. Aoe, Y. Takeshima, K. Inai

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We investigated a clinical record and images for 212 examples in 878 examples diagnosed as mesothelioma in the death votes of 2003. CT images demonstrated pleural plaque to be obtained 42.0%, but in chest X-ray films only 9.8% demonstrated pleural plaque. For examination of CT findings of 117 examples, cases to present extensive irregular findings of pleura were 81.2%. Cases we made the "no irregularity" and "slightness irregularity" were 18.8%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-193
Number of pages5
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Radiology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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