Acta chirurgica iugoslavica 2003 Volume 50, Issue 4, Pages: 43-46
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111 in labeled antibodies in the detection of colorectal carcinoma
Artiko Vera M., Obradović V., Davidović Branka M., Petrović N., Petrović Milorad N., Krivokapić Zoran V., Kecmanović Dragutin, Adanja G., Šobić D., Pavlović S., Rebić Radmila
The aim of the study is detection of the recurrences and metastases of colorectal carcinomas using 111-In labelled antibodies B72.3 in 14 patients. With tomography, we can access better distinction of tumour in comparison to other structures and estimation of its size. Other imaging methods (CT,US) have advantage in detection of liver metastases, while immunoscintigraphy is more specific for the assessment of malignant abdominal tumours and extrahepatic metastases. The first results point out that Oncoscint CR-103 can be useful in diagnosis of recurrences and metastases of colorectal carcinoma, viability assessment after radiotherapy and in the choice of the adequate surgical treatment in dependence of the spread of the disease.
Keywords: metastases, colorectal carcinoma, antibodies
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