Revue de Pneumologique Clinique. 2006 Apr;62(2):117-23. [Link]

Laurent F, Corneloup O, Montaudon M, Latrabe V, Laffon E.

Unite d’Imagerie Thoracique et Cardiovasculaire, Hopital du Haut-Leveque, CHU de Bordeaux, 33604 Pessac.


Imaging plays an essential role in management of patients of with pleural mesothelioma. In this article, we discuss the respective roles for ultrasonography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and positon emission tomography for the diagnosis, staging, and postherapeutic evaluation of pleural mesothelioma.