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Solitary Pulmonary Nodule (cont.)

Author and Editor

Author: George Schiffman, MD, FCCP

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

REFERENCES:

Gould MK, Fletcher J, Iannettoni MD, Lynch WR, Midthun DE, Naidich DP, Ost DE. American College of Chest Physicians. Evaluation of patients with pulmonary nodules: when is it lung cancer?: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition). Chest 2007 Sep;132(3 Suppl):108S-30S. [211 references]

Arenberg D. PET Scans for Lung Nodules: Costs and Cost-effectiveness Chest. 2010;137(1):4-6

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Sat Sharma, MD, FRCPC, FCCP, Program Director, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Manitoba; Site Coordinator of Respiratory Medicine, St Boniface General Hospital. Editors: Winston W Tan, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Mayo Medical School; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; Shreekanth V Karwande, MBBS, Chair, Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine and Medical Center.


Last Editorial Review: 3/25/2013

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